Benefits of Landscaping Water Features
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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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