The beauty and the serenity a water feature can bring to an open space are widely known. A nicely landscaped garden, enhanced with the calming effects of these garden fountains, will emphasize the appearance of the outdoor living space, bringing relaxation and the already present natural ambiance to a whole other level. There are lots of different options when considering installing a water feature inside a garden, but what are the reasons for you to choose a solar powered garden fountain?
The solar fountains use the energy collected from the sun through special solar panels to produce enough power for them to operate. They are eco-friendly option that not only significantly cuts your electricity expenses, but at the same time, helps protecting the environment. These days when the human population is causing so much damage to the established eco balance, we must strive to do anything we can to somehow help protecting it, even with such small steps as going solar with our garden decorations.
Aside from the decreased electricity costs, with the solar powered fountains there are no installation costs either, since almost everyone, with any skill level can easily manage installing it. The maintenance need is also very low. Since, in order to function, these water features only need access to the sun, they can be placed virtually everywhere in the garden where there is enough sun light during the day.
The solar garden fountains are inexpensive and can be found in different designs, shapes and sizes. But, if you are more into the DIY projects, you can even build one for yourself. Here you can find some easy to follow instructions to help you on your project: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-make-a-solarpowered-gar-80963#comments.