Having some kind of water feature in a garden can really add to the atmosphere and character of your outdoor space.
Whether it is just a small open bowl filled with rain water or a natural lake, there is an opportunity for seeing surroundings reflected in the glassy surface or watching the diverse insect and animal life that will seek it out. From a bubbling pot to cascading streams, moving water can soothe the spirit and calm the nerves.
There are many ways to bring water into your garden and almost any container can be converted into a water feature of some kind! Water bubbling over onto rocks or stones is an easy way to muffle the sound of nearby traffic and softly falling water can be a relaxing background sound.
Here are some of the ways we have introduced water into peoples gardens: