A modern garden plot often becomes a real work of art. Gone are the days when there were only beds in the country. Now everything is different, the owners decorate the area around their home with beautiful flower beds, garden paths, swings. There are plenty of opportunities to create a harmonious atmosphere of your patio. Fountains for summer cottage look no less impressive.
Landscape design specialists are convinced that the combination of plants, stone and water is ideal.
First you need to decide on the choice characteristics :
its sizes ;
external design of the product;
of the type of the feed of water.
The design should correspond to the general appearance of the plot, in harmony with the facade of the house, flower beds and paths.
In a large area you can install a structure with a classic sculpture. If the yard is small, small figures will fit:
fairy tale characters.
The fountain can be made of natural stones.
In the form the constructions can be:
The size of the structure depends on the area of the site.
Buy a fountain to give, this is just the beginning. An important detail - the choice of the zone in which it will be installed. It is necessary to choose a quiet place where you can relax and unwind with the sound of flowing water. At the same time, the design is better positioned in sight. So that you can admire it constantly.
The half shade will be ideal, surrounded by flowers and shrubs.
The installation of a fountain depends on its size, type, complexity of the design.
Nuances of using submersible products:
Do not place near trees or tall shrubs. Foliage will fall, and clogging the container may cause damage to the device.
You should not place it near the house and other buildings, so as not to harm the facade due to high humidity.
It is necessary to take into account wind movement . If you install the fountain on the windy side, the water will spray in different directions. We'll have to constantly clean up trash from the tank.
You cannot choose an open place . If the sun is shining all the time, the device may overheat. Hot water will start to bloom and turn green, it will spoil the look.
It is important to consider the necessary equipment. If a pump is used, then electricity must be provided. The dimensions of the design are completely dependent on the pump power.
Garden fountains in the country will be the main design element. You can choose a model in accordance with the size of the site. For a garden fit more simple options.
The following types are distinguished:
This is the simplest variant in terms of interior design and installation. The peculiarity lies in the principle of action. The jet exits the tank with water. To install it you will need a small pond or a large bowl. This is the most inexpensive type of product.
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A fountain to a dacha of this type is decorated with decorative elements.
Used for this purpose :
It is from them that water flows through the attached hoses.
The device of this design is much more complicated than the mechanism of the immersion version. The appearance of the fountain looks much more respectable. Especially if the design fits perfectly into the overall landscape of the site.
Polymer products are the most popular. They completely imitate natural stone. It does not differ from this material, it is much more economical.
They have a number of advantages :
cost much cheaper;
much lighter natural stone;
simplicity installation and operation.
Garden fountains for summer houses, made of synthetic polyresin, consist of a single object or an entire composition.
This material has the following properties :
does not deform ;
does not rot ;
is able to withstand a strong stream of water .
Garden fountains, which consist of a composition of different objects, look impressive and stylish. Water flows along them and it seems that the stone is a source of moisture. In fact, water is supplied through a hose, which is located in the center of the hole in the product.
This option is no less popular. Jets of water flow from a height like a waterfall. In the combined composition, the water rises, then falls back and falls on the cascade, located as steps.
This composition will be an excellent decoration of the garden, will create the feeling of an oasis in hot weather.
Decorative fountains are distinguished according to the principle of operation and the distribution of water flow.
There are many varieties - in form and design features :
single and multi-flow;
It is easy to buy a fountain for a garden, it is necessary to choose a suitable container for it. It all depends on the type and size of the device. In stores they are presented in a wide range.
are the most reliable and durable bowls made of composite materials :
They are not subject to temperature extremes.
Resistant to deformations.
To install, you must first make a tank that will match the diameter of the structure. A layer of sand is laid on the bottom, the sides are reinforced with bricks. Top covered with a film of durable polyethylene to avoid water leaks. In order to avoid splashing, make an emergency drain.
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Garden fountains made for gardening are quite simple. The open type functions due to pressure drops. To install it, you need a large tank filled with water.
In order to mount the product of a circular type, you will need several parts that ensure the circulation of water. Such a device will work without any interventions. Water forms a vicious circle, falls from the lower tier, then is thrown into the nozzle and flows into the channel.
A design flaw is an open surface that can become clogged.
Operating principle is quite simple:
water flows through a nozzle;
gets into the tank or merges into the reservoir;
then flows into the funnel ;
is cleared in the process of movement;
flows into the pipe.
After that, it is sprayed by the pump.
For installation construction with a pump requires a pit made for the foundation. Strengthening and mandatory waterproofing surfaces. For such systems install cleaning mechanisms.
After installing the design, check the system operation. Only then is it worth decorating it with elements of decor.
Composition can be supplemented with :
with flowers and plants;
with small figures.
Setting the backlight is a particularly effective way of decorating. For this purpose, LED strip, floating on the water and underwater lights.
It is necessary to constantly monitor the cleanliness of the water tank, the nozzles. Clean and rinse all parts. So that the structures do not clog up and please the eye.
You can make an artificial pond on the site, a waterfall flowing into it. Dilute beautiful fish and plants. This is the perfect combination. Flowing water and maintaining an optimal temperature will create favorable conditions for living organisms.
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Garden fountains for giving can be bought for absolutely every taste and wallet. The stores feature a wide variety of options, different sizes and designs.
An inexpensive option to decorate a country plot. The cost of purchase and installation is minimal.
The price of the product is 2,853 rubles.
A cute composition of three turtles with backlighting, product size 50x38x32.
Cost of 8,527 rubles.
Manufacturer Green Apple, size 61cm x 56 cm x 64cm. Accumulative capacity is 4.5 liters, the pump is 2.5 W, there is a built-in light. Price 14 290 p.
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The product was made of artificial stone in the form of a jug. There are lights, sizes 64x47x41. The cost of 11 300 p.
The product imitating waterfall, manufacturer of Green Apple. Size is 54 cm. Price 7 654 p.
Another selection of fountain ideas can be viewed in the following video:
An interesting sculpture will decorate a small suburban area. The size of the construction is 62x44x34, the price is 9 900 rubles.
On our site you can find contacts of construction companies that offer services landscape works: gardening of a site, landing of plants, the device of reservoirs, hills, rock gardens, rockeries and similar elements on a turn-key basis. Directly to communicate with representatives, you can visit the exhibition of houses "Low-rise Country".
A beautiful fountain for the garden is an excellent design element for decorating the area around the house. It will become not only an element of decor, but also help to refresh in hot weather. Will create a special atmosphere of comfort. Relieves stress and calms the nervous system.