It’s no secret that waterfalls are a feast for the senses. If you didn’t think you could incorporate this great feature into your backyard, think again. Here are three great tips for integrating a dynamic waterfall into your backyard landscape design.
1. Add a Small Pond
No room to install a full-scale water feature? No problem – you can capture the beauty of moving water with a small-scale feature as well. Create a small pond by hiding aeration systems behind a small mound of rocks over a shallow pool. Filled with water, you’ll have a tiny waterfall that can fit into even a small corner of your yard.
2. Enhance a Swimming Pool
There are many ways to design a landscape waterfall, but one of the best is to incorporate it into the design of a swimming pool. Use a waterfall to recirculate pool water through the filtration system. The water will flow down the rock faces and back into the pool, combining the natural appearance of a rock-face waterfall with the sophisticated luxury of a backyard swimming pool.
3. Design a Tropical Lagoon
If you live in a warm environment, go for a tropical landscape theme by adding a restful lagoon to your backyard. Create a pond surrounded by tropical plant species and use a water pump that lets water flow at a slow speed, giving your waterfall a slow trickle effect that creates quite a different sound and vibe than louder, rushing water. Overall, the mood created