Benefits of Landscaping Water Features

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Benefits of Landscaping Water Features

A water feature is a natural focal point or centerpiece of outdoor living spaces. Well-designed and well-maintained landscaping enhances water features and enjoyment of a garden or patio setting.

Outdoor water feature landscaping boasts more than a dozen benefits, it:

  • Extends living space.
  • Creates appealing views from inside the house.
  • Brings pleasure to each of the five senses: seeing, hearing, smelling, touching and feeling.
  • Adds instant curb appeal to the front yard. According to the American Association of Realtors, curb appeal can actually increase a home's value by as much as 15 percent.
  • Balances outdoor yin and yang and signifies healthy Feng Shui.
  • Subtly disguises unsightly outdoor features like distracting cords and wiring.
  • Increases peace and privacy.
  • Highlights each season.
  • Unifies outdoor living spaces.
  • Makes it simple to use vertical and horizontal design elements for aesthetic appeal.
  • Lights a garden for night enjoyment.
  • Attracts birds and butterflies.
  • Creates special effects with misting fountains.
  • Provides a creative outlet for outdoor enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers.

   

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