Making a splash: Bring life to your garden by installing a water feature this summer | Home & Garden

There are few things in life that inspire such feelings of tranquility and peace as the sound of moving water.

Whether your outdoor space consists of sprawling acreage or a small garden, adding a water feature to your yard can add a sense of vitality to the area, and provide necessary sustenance for wildlife.

“Water features are really the missing link to your garden,” said Montray Brooks, the fountain and pottery specialist at Southwood Landscape and Garden Center. “Everyone has flowers, everyone has grass, but having a source of water really brings it all together and will bring so much life to your garden.”

When selecting the right type of water feature for your home, there are many aspects to consider: what your yard and garden will allow for, what style will best match your home’s aesthetic and more.

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