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Outdoor Fountain Ideas Design inspirations for garden fountains Studio H Landscape Architecture in Newport Beach, CA Landscape Development in Valencia, CA Sisson Landscapes in Great Falls, VA AMS Landscape Design Studios in Newport Beach, CA Fiore Design in North Hollywood, CA Livable Landscapes in Wyndmoor, PA Michelle Derviss Landscape Design in Novato, CA Bell + Aqui Landscape Architecture in Miami, FL Azul-Verde Design Group, Inc. in Cave Creek, AZ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 View all fountain pictures Shop Water Features & FountainsEvery garden can benefit from a water feature or fountain which adds ambiance in nearly any setting. Find a fountain that’s truly unique in this curated collection of water features. Shop All Water Features & Fountains Modern Fountain View all pond, fountain & waterfall videos Most Popular Links Fountain Pictures Self-Contained Japanese Fountains Modern Fountains Pondless Fountain Size Fountain Design Fountain Placement Material Options Questions to Ask Before Installing a Fountain Fountain Cost Fountain Types Wall Fountains Tiered Fountains Front Yard Water Features Adding a water feature brings a whole new sensory experience to your garden. A well-placed fountain can transform an ordinary backyard into a relaxing outdoor retreat with the restorative sound and hypnotizing movement of trickling water. A fountain can also serve as a focal point in a front yard, plaza or courtyard. Garden fountains come in a wide range of sizes, styles and materials. You can purchase a prefabricated fountain or you can have one custom designed and built. Fountains can be mounted on walls, freestanding, tiered or disappearing. The option you choose will primarily depend on your budget, space availability, maintenance considerations and garden style. A good rule-of-thumb is to use a large fountain as a focal point and a small fountain as an accent element. A landscaping professional can help you sort through the options and ask the right questions before you install your fountain. Get these tipsIn this section, you’ll find tips from landscaping professionals on: Selecting the right size for your fountain so it will be proportionate to its surroundings and your home. The main factors to consider when choosing the best location for a fountain, including the style of your garden, whether you want to use your fountain as an accent or a focal point, and the proximity to electricity for operating a water pump. Important questions to ask before installing a water fountain, such as how much maintenance will be required and how much sound does it produce. The characteristics of the most popular fountain materials, including cast stone, fiberglass, ceramic and metal. The benefits of installing a self-contained fountain, which comes with all the working parts, including the pump and plumbing, enclosed within the unit. The types of self-contained fountains available and the various power options. Popular styles for pondless or disappearing fountains, where the water reservoir is hidden underground. The benefits of disappearing fountains, such as easy maintenance and the use of less water. Your options for mounted, standing and custom wall fountains, which are ideal for small patios or courtyards with limited space. The four basic elements of a wall fountain and how to integrate the fountain into your wall. The pros and cons of solar fountains, which run off the energy from the sun rather than electricity. The best conditions for a solar-powered fountain and the questions to ask before buying one. Design ideas for using Japanese-style fountain to create a Zen-like garden retreat. The characteristics of modern fountains and ideas for using them to enhance a contemporary garden. Design ideas for using tiered fountains as a focal point in a courtyard or formal garden. Before having a fountain installed, be sure to consult a professional to find out the equipment you’ll need to operate your fountain and how to maintain it. Find fountain products
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Garden Fountains Ideas

BHG.com Gardening Landscaping Water Gardens Outdoor Fountain Ideas Outdoor fountains are a great addition to any landscape. Find ideas here for what style, size, and design of fountain would work best in your landscape. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email Print More Prev View all Next × Prev View all Next Prev View all Next Popular In Water Gardens Easy DIY Garden Projects to Start Now Guide to Landscape Water Features Dream Water Gardens The Best Plants for Your Water Garden Everything In This Slideshow 1 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Three-Tier Outdoor Fountain To make your fountain the focal point of the patio, a tiered model is ideal. Here, the Spanish-style patio is focused on the white marble fountain. Potted ferns and hydrangeas give the area life and soften the formal symmetry of the patio. With a tiered fountain, water softly flows downward, making a soothing sound. Build your own outdoor water feature. 2 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Moorish-Style Tiles Finish a Wall Fountain A breathtaking backdrop is an ideal way to add beauty to a fountain. Here, hand-painted and glazed Mexican tiles cover the area in Moorish style. The water careens softly into a semicircular pool that is finished with the same cobalt and yellow tiles. Add extra flair to your fountain with a fun accent piece. In this fountain, water trickles from a sunflower into the lower fluted basins. 3 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Small Fountains Bring Big Character Small fountains are the perfect fit for many landscapes. The sound of running water produces a calming affect for guests while still offering a visual treat. Here, blue-tinted bricks form a circular pattern around the base of the fountain to make the blue-gray water feature the focal point. The cool hues fit in beautifully with the blooming plants that surround the area. 4 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Japanese-Influenced Concrete Fountain Fountains come in many different shapes and designs. This Japanese-influenced concrete fountain blends in beautifully with the stone-lined pond. The sheet of water that spills over the edge catches the sunlight while adding the soothing sound of running water. Supported by a central pedestal, water erupts from the center of the stone and then spills into the shallow pond below. 5 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Victorian Appeal for Your Fountain Statues can provide the perfect base for your outdoor fountain. This fountain boasts a weathered metal statue of a woman clinging to an ornate obelisk, giving the fountain a Victorian appeal. Terra-cotta pots filled with small-leaf boxwood surround the round brick basin. Create symmetry with a focused pattern, such as the multitude of circles that highlight this design. 6 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Traditional Tiered Spill Fountain Create charming appeal and soothing sounds in your garden with a traditional tiered fountain. A multitude of potted plants surrounds the base of this fountain, putting it in the spotlight. Lush foliage contributes to the cool scheme. 7 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Concrete Fountain to Withstand the Elements Fountains made from concrete, such as this tiered variety, easily withstand the elements and can be found in a plethora of sizes to ensure that it will fit in your landscape. 8 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Tabletop Fountain For a simple twist on the traditional outdoor fountain, create a tabletop fountain. This can be easily crafted with a pot and spout for water to trickle from. Here, water bubbles out of a little bronze frog prince into a brilliant cobalt blue pot. Add interest by floating flowers in the basin that move as the water gently flows into the pot. 9 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Statue Fountains for Formal Appeal Statues can be an ideal starting point for a more formal appeal for your outdoor fountain. In this fountain, water trickles over a cherub and into the basin below. Add character to the landscape by surrounding the fountain with blooming plants and lush greenery. The soothing sounds and aesthetic appeal of the fountain beckon visitors to wander outside. 10 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Asian-Theme Water Fountain Asian-theme water fountains add a simple yet appealing style to your landscape. This pedestal fountain features straight lines and a bubbler nozzle from which water falls into the two basins below. A fountain made of concrete ensures durability while creating a beautiful focal point for your yard. This fountain is surrounded by Asian-influenced plantings to add to the theme. 11 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Contemporary Cast-Stone Fountain A simple fountain is often the perfect addition to an informal garden. Here, the fountain is made of cast stone and offers clean lines and a natural shape. Water flows from a disk on top into the basin below. The simple water feature creates an elegant setting, calmed by the soothing sound of running water. Lower the water level in the basin for a more pronounced sound, or raise it for a softer appeal. 12 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Hanging Fountains as Pretty as a Picture When space is limited in your landscape, wall fountains are an ideal solution. This fountain hangs on a wall just as a picture would. But the simple fountain adds the soothing allure of running water that a picture could not offer. This Arts and Crafts water feature fits in perfectly with the traditional setting. Ivy and budding plants surround the fountain to make it the focal point of the wall. 13 of 20 Facebook Pinterest From Water Trough to Fountain With a little creativity, you can craft an outdoor fountain from an unusual item that will leave guests wondering what other fun things can be found throughout your landscape. Here, a galvanized-tin water trough is transformed into a fountain ideal for a country setting. A stone frog adds a fun twist, while water hyacinths soften the lines of the tub. 14 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Mix Shapes for Contrast and Beauty For easy maintenance, use a hidden reservoir with your fountain. Water cascades over the sides of this sphere into a basin below. For contrast, square pavers surround the round focal point. 15 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Glazed Pot with Bamboo Spout for Meditation Garden Ensure that your water feature meshes well with the decor of your landscape. Here, a tall, glazed oval pot is a perfect addition to the meditation garden. The soothing sound of flowing water creates a tranquil allure, while the bamboo spout adds to the decor. Surrounding greenery hides the tube that the water flows from, enhancing the aesthetic appeal. 16 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Japanese-Inspired Water Feature Japanese elements can be the perfect starting point for your outdoor fountain. Here, water pours from a long spout into a small stone basin. The sound of running water adds a sense of tranquility and calm to the landscape. The simple stone basin fits in beautifully with the decor and requires little maintenance. 17 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Match Fountain Materials to Landscape Be sure to choose a fountain that will fit with your outdoor decor. The contemporary style of this fountain is complemented by a curved concrete basin that captures the overflow and matches the steps and concrete walls found throughout the landscape. 18 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Simple Fountains for Simple Pleasures Simple fountains can still add the soothing feature of running water, while not overtaking the landscape. Here, a sturdy, rustic bucket provides a perfect basin for the streams of water that flow into it. Surrounding greenery softens the lines and ensures the fountain fits in beautifully with the landscape. 19 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Millstone Fountain A beautiful fountain can easily become the focal point of your landscape. Water spouts from a millstone in this garden. The uneven top of the millstone provides interest, and small stones placed atop the fountain match those below. 20 of 20 Facebook Pinterest Next Slideshow Easy DIY Garden Projects to Start Now Easy DIY Garden Projects to Start Now Looking to upgrade your garden? These do-it-yourself projects are an easy way to get started! We have plenty of great DIY garden projects to keep you busy. Begin Slideshow » Related Guide to Landscape Water Features Dream Water Gardens The Best Plants for Your Water Garden

Garden Fountains Ideas

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