The Ultimate Backyard Waterfall!

Sometimes people look at a large sloping lot in the backyard and consider it a challenge. It’s hard to set up a croquet set, or play a game of bags on it. Unless of course, you live in northern climes and can turn that slope into a decent sledding hill. Even better though, is to transform a sloping yard into the ultimate backyard waterfall!

Ultimate Backyard Waterfall

 

A family in Illinois recently planned a daughter’s wedding and decided to host it outdoors in their backyard. They called Aquascape Construction to create a truly unique water feature that would provide an amazing backdrop for this memorable event.

Ultimate Backyard Waterfall by Aquascape

 

An Aquascape Stacked Slate Urn is positioned at the top of the waterfalls near the windows where it can be enjoyed up close from inside the home.

Aquascape Stacked Slate Urn Fountain

 

A double-deck porch provides ideal viewing of this amazing backyard waterfall that twists and turns through the yard.

Aquascape Backyard Waterfall

 

A wooden bridge located at the back of the property provides another unique viewing vantage point.

Aquascape Backyard Waterfall

 

When a pond or backyard waterfall is built correctly, the water should be clean and clear. When water isn’t balanced, it can become brown or even green with excessive algae. Clear water lets you see the pretty pebbles at the bottom of the waterfall.

Aquascape Water Feature

 

The homeowners enjoy a fire pit near the middle of the waterfall’s journey through the yard. Toward the back, you can see an outdoor fireplace with a screened-in gazebo nearby. There are plenty of places to sit and relax to the tumbling sound of the waterfalls.

Aquascape Water Feature

 

A large picture window provides a place to pull up a chair and enjoy the scenery from inside. A stone stairway to the left of the waterfalls creates opportunity to explore the water feature up close.

Aquascape Backyard Waterfall

 

A close-up view shows the intricate details of rocks and their placement. You’d never guess this water feature is fairly new. It looks like it’s existed here for many, many years.

Aquascape Backyard Waterfall

 

If you’ve always wanted to live on waterfront property, what’s stopping you?

Aquascape Backyard Waterfall

Add a pond, waterfall, or even a fountain to your landscape and you can have that prized property you’ve always dreamed of!

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