Beautiful backyards create additional living space on your property. Perhaps you’ve added a deck or patio to your backyard for outdoor dining and entertaining. Why not take your outdoor living space to the next level by adding the soothing sights and sounds of water to your landscape?

Beautiful Backyards with Pond

Up Close and Personal

When adding a backyard water feature, you want to make sure you place it in a location where you can most enjoy it. Close to a patio or deck is ideal. You can open up the windows and listen to the waterfall from inside your home.

Deck and Pond in the Shade

Locating a pond near your patio also provides a convenient place to feed your finned friends!

Backyard Koi Pond

Explore More with a Bridge

When designing a backyard pond, waterfall, or stream, consider adding a stone bridge or stepping stones to reach yet another viewing area of the pond. You’ll enjoy seeing your water feature from all angles.

Backyard Pond and Patio

Backyard Fish Pond with Stepping Stones

Simple Viewing Area

Sometimes all you need is a simple bench or chair to enjoy the view of your water feature. Be sure to include landscape plants that soften the edges of a pond or waterfall and help to transition the feature into the rest of the yard.

Serene Koi Pond

Backyard Pond Viewing Area

Earthy Elements

Fire and water are a popular landscape combination. Consider locating your fire pit near your water feature for maximum benefits of both elements.

Backyard Pond with Bridge to Fire Pit

Dining and Entertaining

A favorite past-time of pond and waterfall owners is dining and entertaining near the water. When you enjoy a meal with loved ones next to a gorgeous water feature – it’s like treating your friends and family to a day on vacation!

Dining Area with Backyard Pond

Dining Area with Backyard Waterfall

Ponds and waterfalls truly add a special element to beautiful backyards. No other form of landscape creates such amazing vistas and soothing sounds. Make this summer the year that you add the element of water to your outdoor living space.  You’ll wonder why you waited so long!

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Author: Bobby Kenyon
Bobby Kenyon is the Creative Solutions Guru for C.E. Pontz Sons who has over a decade plus experience in the Landscape & Water Garden industry . He enjoys long walks on the beach and grocery shopping but has a strong dislike for regular cake and off brand paper towels

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