Gardening has proved to be beneficial for one’s health. In fact, a study has found that gardening could help heart attack patients get better through a horticultural therapy program. It’s not only those with medical conditions, but people in general.
Whether you have a small backyard garden, a hanging herb garden, or a large landscaped garden, here are some reasons to add water features like garden fountains to your space.
1. Water features help you bond with nature.
Have you noticed how garden water features, such as ponds and fountains, become more beautiful with sunlight? Water features help you bond with nature, as water is believed to make people feel closer to the gods, as some cultures suggest.
2. Water features help your garden cool down, and yourself as well.
Summers can get hot and make gardening less relaxing. If you have some water features, however, it helps cool down your garden. It makes you feel cooler, as well. Of course, remember that if you want your garden fountain to cool you down, the water needs to be clean and crystal clear.
3. Water helps soothes your soul.
Flowing water is a great source of white noise that can help soothe your soul. After a long and tiring day, you can do some gardening and enjoy the white noise to help reduce your level of anxiety. Water features can also become a good relaxation spot for you and your family.
There are many water features you can add to your garden, but fountains are one of the grandest. Don’t worry if you don’t have a big budget for it, you can settle for smaller sized fountains that fit your space and budget.