Garden Sculptures for the Garden
Choosing the right garden sculpture for your pond or water feature.
There are a number of things to consider before you purchase your garden sculpture for your water feature for instance too big and it can dominate the garden, too small and it’s lost.
Another important feature is the aspect as this can also have an impact on your water feature. You’ll need a large pond for a garden sculpture with a large fountain to ensure you don’t get a soaking on a windy day. We all know it’s fun to watch our children running through water fountains on hot sunny days but this is possibly not the gauntlet you want to run each day in your own garden.
Sound of Water in the Garden
Sound is very important too you need to consider what you are trying to achieve with your garden sculpture. Do you want to hide the sound of traffic or aeroplanes above? It doesn’t take much to muffle sounds or rather distract the hear with an alternative sound. If the water dances into a pool it will make music to the ear.
In this particular garden the Client wanted a garden sculpture that they could enjoy from all angles naturally around the garden and also from the house. We chose copper as we wanted to reflect on a sculpture the client had had in a previous garden.
Plants in my pond
Do you want plants in your pond? If so what type as this will also impact the type of garden sculpture you choose as there are plants that don’t like to be disturbed by too much moving water such as the Water Lily.
The garden sculpture was commissioned from Gary Pickles
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The morning glory sculpture is delightful as it catches the sunlight and it is a pleasure to sit by the pond and watch the water delicately tumbling from the flowers and leaves.