Water features in home or office settings tend to bring a feeling of relaxation. Fountains are a great addition. In your own backyard they are ideal for both large gardens or small patios. Fountains come in all sizes. Here in the Pacific Northwest, a fountain can convey the sound of a babbling brook or a mountain stream. Birds love fountains, and they can be a source of constant entertainment.
Nothing says Pacific Northwest like green. Green grass and a "nice" looking lawn take care and effort. Part of the time consuming part of care and effort can be taken care of with an automatic sprinkler system installed by Titan Lawn. After a hard day's work probably the last thing you want to do when you come home is drags the hoses and sprinklers around your yard. With an automated system, the skinkling is done while you are away. When you come one, you simply need to relax and enjoy your home and landscape.
Pathways are excellent for highlighting existing beauty as well as providing a natual setting for created beauty. If you have a large yard, you can make multiple pathways complete with solar lighting for evening strolls. The larger the yard, the more "points of interest" you have to delight friends and guests. Pathways can be simply raked gravel, they can resemble a creek bed, or you can always go with pavers for a nice solid feel. There are many choices. Where do your pathways take you?
Do you need a fence to keep the world away or simply to give you some needed privacy? Fences can be both welcoming and purposeful. Cedar fences are always an interesting element. They weather so well. There are many fencing materials you can choose from depending upon the feeling you want to project and your need for security.
Patios can be as simple as a concrete pad, or as elaborate as formed concrete. Everything depends upon your needs and uses. For many people this means a good barbeque or grill where you can cook ribs, burgers, and brats or freshly caught chinooks.
Rock walls can be things of beauty, but the can also be used to terrance off a yard as retaining walls. They provide many uses, but by combining them with the look and feel of your other landscape features you can deliver a joy that is pleasant to the eye and give you a foundation for even more lovely additions to your landscape.
With our fertile valleys and pastures, we can procuce excellent crops every year. As our climate temperatures increase, however, we might need to help mother nature along with some irrigation techniques and systems. Titan Lawn can help.
From mountain snow melts to salmon runs, streams in the northwest are part of our everyday lovliness. Both natural and man-made streams offer a combination of qualities, which are pleasing to the ear as well as the eye. Wildlife is more likely to frequent your yard when there is a source of water available. As garden pathways lead people from one point of interest to another, streams do the same for nature by introducing wildlife and enhancing indigenous trees and Washington plant life.
Quite often ponds are the focul point of landscape by taking advantage of all the other elements from fountains to streams. Blending waterways, pathways, walls, patios, fences, foliage, and wildlife ponds can draw home owners and guests into a calm and peaceful surrounding.
If you want to add even more life into your streams and ponds, you can add fish. Koi do extremely well in Pacific Northwest ponds. With smaller ponds goldfish (small koi) are the ideal residents. Be prepared to exeperience nature at its basic level, though. Raccoons and raptors could use your pond as a lunch couter. In addition to fish or instead of fish, you might want to consider populating your pond with floating plants with a little sedge grass on the side.