Kansas city, Outdoor Garden Water Fountains
Waterfalls, look great in many areas of the landscape:
out in the open lawn
anywhere as a focal point
Yard Fountains -
It will be practical to place these types of backyard fountains closer to your house and where the electrical outlet is. You then need to run the electricity to the fountain. Running it under lawn is much easier than digging up your patio! But all in all, it really isn't that difficult. If you place it in a bed, this is usually pretty easy. If you decide on a patio fountain, think ahead as far as wire placement goes.
There are many types of outdoor garden water fountains. They are available in many different materials. Concrete fountains are quite common as are those that look like concrete but are a blend of synthetic materials. Copper and iron are other popular fountain materials. And of course there are the beautiful limestone fountains.
There are many other types of fountains.
Garden Wall Fountains
This is a garden wall fountain.If you have a wall that you want to dress up, consider a garden wall fountain. This is a fountain that is mounted onto a back. The back is actually part of the fountain and is decorative...so the entire piece becomes important and a nice focal point.
Garden wall fountains are often made of concrete but they can be of other materials too,.
There are many ready made backyard fountains where the pool comes with it when you purchase. However, the pool can also be custom made, although this is typically a huge project.
City of Fountain BuildersThis is a great tiered backyard fountain.Tiered fountains can either run on electricity or be solar. They can be simple with only two tiers or they can be quite imposing with three tiers or more. A tiered backyard fountain is typically on the larger size so would look well in a position of importance.
A lion head fountain is uniques.This fountain type is usually attached to a wall. However, the wall can be built as part of a water feature as shown in this photo.
The size of the lion head should work well with the size of the wall. You don't want the head to be so small that it does not look right. At the same time it should not be too large for the wall.