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Finding the Perfect Spot for Your Backyard Water Feature

Posted by San Diego Landscaper on Wednesday, 11 May , 2016
Water Feature

It’s amazing how a water feature can transform your backyard into your personal oasis. The soothing and relaxing sounds of trickling water can be the perfect way to unwind. In this article, we’ll talk about benefits of having a water feature and how to find the perfect spot for it.

Benefits of Water Features

Whether you have a gentle waterfall or pond in mind, there are a host of reasons why you should install a backyard water feature. These benefits include:

  • Adding aesthetic appeal to your home –there’s just no getting around the fact that a water feature commands attention
  • Easy to install – usually takes less than a day
  • Flexibility – most water features can be designed to fit in just about any space
  • Low maintenance – just a few minutes per week of TLC should do the trick

Finding the Perfect Place for Water Feature

There are a few things to consider before breaking ground for your water feature.

  1. If you’re in the market for a water fountain, you need to make sure it’s located in a place where electricity can easily be run from the house.
  2. If you’re into aquatic plants, you’ll need to have a good idea of how much sunlight they’ll need.

A few things to avoid when looking for that perfect spot are overhead trees (you’ll forever be fishing leaves from the water feature) and low-lying spots – which can lead to flooding or pollution.

You’ll also need to be aware of where cable and electrical wiring, septic fields, underground pipes and sewer lines run.

Things you want to capitalize on include finding a spot that:

  • Can be seen from inside your home
  • Is on a slope, which is ideal if you want a waterfall

Let Juniper Landscape Company Help You With Your Water Feature

While it’s true that the typical water feature can be installed in about a day, it’s a good idea to let the San Diego backyard water feature experts here at Juniper Landscaping help you with the design and installation. We’ve got it down to a science.

Call us at (619) 334-9464.



Juniper Landscape Company is a provider of professional landscaping services in San Diego, we strive to make San Diego a beautiful place by doing business with integrity and creativity.


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