Adding a water attraction to a small garden can be very beneficial. It adds additional beauty to the garden and provides nourishment for the plants. It can be used to house fish or bring in birds in the form of a birdbath. You can plant aquatic plants and it’ll help reduce the overall temperature of the area around it. Running water sparkles in the sunlight which will make the garden more aesthetically pleasing; and if it’s just out of sight can also provide a little mystery to your garden as it will stimulate the imagination.
- Incorporating a water feature into your yard has a lot to offer the garden as well as the gardener. The most obvious impacts are beauty and ambiance.
- Water features are also irresistible to local wildlife. Necessary to their survival, water draws birds, bees, butterflies, dragonflies, lizards, and other beautifully wild things to the garden.
- Fish are also appropriate for these container gardens. Before you add them, be sure to plant the water garden and let it stabilize for a couple of weeks.
“Incorporating a water feature into your yard has a lot to offer the garden as well as the gardener. The most obvious impacts are beauty and ambiance.”