Water Features to Make Your Yard’s Landscape Complete

Although well-manicured lawns, vibrant flower beds, and sleek outdoor furniture can spruce up your house, they don’t help your home stand out from the rest. Add a touch of flair to your landscape design by adding a water feature.

Having a water feature, such as a garden fountain or a small pond in your yard is aesthetically pleasing and has numerous practical uses. The sound of running water is calming and may also provide visual interest and texture to your yard.

Irrespective of your yard’s size, you can incorporate a water feature in various ways. Read on to learn how to make your yard more appealing with the following low-maintenance water features.

Bird Bath

A bird bath is a simple, low-maintenance way to attract birds and other wildlife to your yard. There is no need to install expensive plumbing or electrical wiring for a bird bath. It’s a cheap option for bringing the soothing sounds of water to your front or back yard.

These water features come in a wide range of colors and shapes, allowing you to match the bird bath’s aesthetic to your home’s design.

Splash Pad

If your youngster enjoys playing in the sprinklers, a splash pad is a simple way to take their water play to the next level in the backyard. These water features offer all the fun of a splash pad at a water park without the hassle of traveling.

Splash pads are preferable for homes with younger kids because of their lower risk, cost, and maintenance requirements.


Water fountains are a beautiful and practical way to enhance your outdoor space. Most fountains are sold as kits for easy assembly. They come in different designs and sizes to accommodate your unique requirements.

A fountain is a beautiful and low-maintenance addition for those who enjoy the soothing sound of trickling water. Birds can enjoy your fountain if you put it in the middle of your garden. The soothing sound of flowing water allows for placement near a window or patio.

Install a fountain by your front door or somewhere visible so people can see it when they visit your home. There are different fountain options to meet your needs, ranging from pipe fountains to spouting fountains and disappearing fountains.


A waterfall is a beautiful and dynamic addition to any garden. A professional backyard beautification company can help construct waterways from different materials like layered concrete, rocks, or fiberglass. Consider adding grasses, succulents, and flowers for visual interest and functionality.

Do you have limited yard space? Consider installing a pondless waterfall that is ideal for smaller yards. These waterfalls will include pumps that bring water back up through the pipe from the bottom. Pondless waterfalls are also easy to maintain and can be styled with natural elements like plants and stones. Install a staircase waterfall to achieve a contemporary look.

Koi Fish Pond

You might want to construct a koi pond for relaxation if you have ample room and resources. Koi are a popular and colorful fish of the Amur carp species. For your fish to thrive, the pond needs to be large enough to accommodate their needs as they mature.

Koi are herbivores, so make sure to stock the pond with edible vegetation like water lettuce, water lilies, and other floating plants. Choose from various pond designs without the fish if you don’t want to deal with the upkeep required to keep koi.

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Water features help jazz up your yard and create a relaxing environment. For professional advice on the best water feature for your home, call us at (323) 472-4191 or email us at office@mgcdecks.com.