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Top 5 Backyard Water Features


Going grand is great, but a small fountain can make just as much of an impact. See more famous garden pictures.
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There's nothing like being near water to relax the body and ease the mind. But what happens when you're landlocked, many miles away from the nearest lake or ocean? A backyard water feature may be just the thing you and your garden need.And if you don't have a backyard at all, that's OK, too. These can be featured just as easily on a small patio, deck or shared courtyard space.

Water features add life to any backyard area -- literally. Butterflies, hummingbirds, dragonflies and many more birds and insects are drawn to moving water, creating a learning garden as well as a focal point in your landscape. They're also great breeding grounds for plant life, a place where you can introduce any manner of colors and textures through flowers and leaves and stems. Here are five great ideas for creating water features on a small scale.


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