A pond can become the best feature in your backyard, your favorite hangout, a project you’ll be proud of for years. But if you don’t plan for the maintenance up front, many ponds become just another source of chores and frustration. Building from a professional pond design will help you avoid problems and unexpected maintenance. You can enjoy a beautiful pond to complement your patio, front yard, or back yard designs in any climate.
You should first consider if you want your pond to host any aquatic life, plants, or other features that will add to the vitality, and considerations, required for your pond design. Aquatic life and water plants need extra attention and renewal but offer a sense of nature and activity that cannot be matched.
The next things to consider are what materials and size you want for your pond. Does your space allow for multi-level water features that culminate in a pond? Do you want natural stone arrangements or custom-made stucco? Our experienced design team can help guide your choices, but ultimately you must decide what the perfect pond looks like for your home.
You can also combine the elements by designing a firepit to go with your pond and patio tastes. A pond without the perfect patio design is a pond destined for failure, and the addition of a customized firepit will offer your family and guests the quintessential refuge right beside your new pond design. When it comes to pond designs, there are endless opportunities for satisfaction. Think about the current style and theme of your house, then ask yourself what the perfect pool design would be to match.
All of your pond designs ambitions will be for not if your patio and yard are not complementary to the design and features of your pond. Consider not just the water plants and aquatic life but also the flowers, shrubs, stonework, and retaining walls you might want to include around your ideal pond. It would be a shame to build the perfect pond and leave it surrounded by subpar landscaping choices. Adding rocks and stone work helps create a beautiful contrast to your pond while adding features that require low maintenance and almost no water. Perennial shrubs can also help form magnificent borders for your space while requiring very minimal annual maintenance.
You should also make a pond choice that is appropriate for its location. You may prefer a front-of-house pond that is more eye-catching and a back yard pond that blends in with the other aesthetic choices you make… or vice versa! The important thing is to consider your goals and the impression you want to make with your pond design.
Perhaps the most important choice you will make is whether your pond will have moving water or be a tranquil paradise. Moving water creates a delightful sound for all who hear it, but pumps and equipment need extra design considerations.
Our pond designs bring all of these options together and create the ideal pond addition for your home, style, and budget. Contact us to get started with an on-site review of your target location and we’ll begin checking off the boxes for your pond design goal!