Why Your Yard Needs a Water Feature


Article by Cate Marian

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The power of water has been touted throughout history. It’s flowing movement is known to calm the mind and revive the spirit. From a scientific standpoint, evaporating water produces negative ions that can lower stress hormones and boost moods. 

In addition to creating a sense of calm, adding a water feature to your backyard also attracts wildlife such as birds, squirrels and frogs, can cut down on noise pollution, and tend to be low maintenance. 

Whether you’d like a natural look with a small pond, want to keep it simple with a fountain or birdbath, or are ready to go all out with a modern-day moat, SpaceWise offers some creative ideas to transform your backyard into a paradise. 

READ MORE: 24 Outdoor Water Feature Ideas for Backyards, Gardens, & Patios

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