Having a water feature in your garden is a true blessing, am element to bring your garden even closer to nature or to complete a contemporary garden design. Today there are so many possibilities for bringing a water feature in your garden – you can buy an already made fountain or pond, build your own water feature according to your wishes or hire a professional to do the job. One of the favorite types of water features that really makes the garden look more natural and peaceful is the pond, along a waterfall that brings calmness and relaxation. We often use natural rocks and stone in order to build ponds and waterfalls, but let’s face it – sometimes finding and bringing he perfect rocks is challenging and not easy at all. There is a simple solution for this problem.
Artificial rock is a great way to customize your garden water feature according to your needs. By using artificial rock you can not only control the size and the color of the rocks but also create different forms which is crucial for a perfect pond and waterfall. You can build your artificial rock, let a professional do it for you or even buy already made artificial rock. We are not going to discuss the process of making artificial rock on your own today, but we are going to talk about the advantage of using it for building your water feature.
Artificial rock is highly versatile and can be build by your wishes and needs. As we said, you can totally control the color, the form and the size. But what is probably most important about artificial rock is that it is light weighted which means easy to transport and easy to work with. This is especially neat for roof gardens and terraces. You can combine individual artificial rocks with natural rocks as they will bland perfectly and the natural feel will remain. With the techniques of making artificial rock constantly developing today it is hard to distinguish artificial from natural rock. Yes, artificial rock can be THAT good that you might not know it is actually men made. If you are still now sure if artificial rock is something you would use for building your water feature we are sure our featured gardens of the day will help you decide. They are actually a medium sized pond built with both artificial and natural rock along some water plants and perennials and dwarf conifers. Doesn’t they look like a piece of nature was taken and put in a garden – peaceful, dreamy, beautiful, relaxing….