Flowing or Still, Water Features Captivate
Water features appeal to a number of our senses - sight, sound, touch and movement. And don't forget wonder; they offer the chance to grow unfamiliar plants that can attract beneficial insects and other fascinating wildlife.
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A clean and unfussy look is important for a modern water feature, so limit the variety of plants and use those with strong shapes.
The horsetail, simultaneously primitive-looking and elegant, is invasive on land, but contained in a pond planter.