Enhancing your landscaping improves the property value, and water features will set your property apart from the rest. A waterfall in the front yard provides curb appeal, while a backyard Ecosystem Pond increases a home's value much like a deck, patio, or gazebo. The sound of running water will help mask the noise of nearby traffic or neighbors. Water features can also provide a nice backdrop for entertaining while adding aesthetic appeal to your landscape. Waterfront property is a prized commodity and you can easily incorporate water into your outdoor living space without having to move near a lake or ocean!
The soothing sights and sounds of a water feature shall help you unwind in today's busy world. You can lower your blood pressure and improve your physical and mental health as you kick back, put your feet up and enjoy the healing energies of Mother Nature.
Sustainability has become a big focus in the modern world, and water plays a crucial role as the world's greatest resource. An Ecosystem Pond is self-sustaining, requiring little maintenance. Initially filling the the pond will require a good bit of water, but over the long haul it uses less water than the area of lawn it replaced. A healthy Ecosystem Pond will attract all kinds of wildlife: frogs, salamanders, turtles, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, snails, even thirsty mammals may stop by your pond for a drink. Certified wildlife habitats are growing in popularity, and water is one of the elements required to achieve certification. Water gardening becomes your new hobby as you feel yourself drawn to its beauty and natural elements.
A pond provides opportunity to have fish as pets, without the mess and maintenance of an aquarium. Aquatic plants give you the chance to broaden your gardening horizons with choices that go beyond the standard petunia and rose. In addition, bird lovers will delight in the new variety of feathered friends that flock to a water feature. Nature lovers simply can't go wrong with water features.
You're probably picturing a nice patio with a grill, table and chairs, umbrellas, maybe a fire pit or a gazebo. A fine place to treat your guests to a dinner under the open sky. Once this pleasant outdoor meal is over, what more is there to do in your backyard? While many homeowners turn to pools or hot tubs, they're discouraged by the amount of maintenance and chemicals required with these amenities. For the price of a hot tub, a beautiful Ecosystem Pond can be installed, and less maintenance is required thereby providing more time to relax and enjoy friends and family. A well-built Ecosystem Pond maintains excellent water quality through a balance of fish, plants, aeration, and filtration, often eliminating the need for chemicals. Here in NJ, outdoor grills and similar features are mostly enjoyed during the warmer months, whereas a water feature can be enjoyed year-round.