Water Feature

Fountain Love

Small fountain.
Water features bring a landscape to life.  They tend to draw people outside, to listen, to watch, and to play with the bubbling swirls of water.  I know that I can hardly resist sticking my hand in a fountain, even in small ones. I have fond memories of when my mom bought a small wate
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Natural VS. Formal Water Features

Formal Basalt Column Fountain
Natural Natural water features are very relaxing. They are perfect for larger properties and properties in the country. They can be used in smaller landscapes or in town; however, they just won’t blend in to the surroundings as well as they do in the larger landscapes. Elements that m
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Bold Water Designs

Winter Stream
I struggle to sit still some days while browsing through water feature examples. I just get so excited that I want to go out and build each and every one! Combinations of water and fire excite me, and then images of frozen water features send me into awe. Some natural water features m
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Fountains and Pondless Waterfalls

Winter weather is here again and my thoughts turn to dreams of lush, brightly colored landscapes, afloat with perennials, shrubs, and flowing water. I have known many landscapes through my work in Kansas and Nebraska, but none have seemed quite complete without a water feature. Water
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What is a Landscape?

What is it that makes a landscape a landscape? The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a landscape as an area of land that has a particular quality or appearance. We, as landscape designers define it further as a grouping of outdoor rooms which display various plant materials and are a
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