Stone garden fountains make a bold statement for any home. They’re sophisticated, peaceful, and a stunning asset. If you’re unsure about the right direction you’d like to go before buying one, read up on our few tips for selecting a stone garden fountain below.
Select the Right Style
- Modern fountains: To have a modern styled fountain means to have one that’s chic and polished. Modern fountains may also use industrial materials, like stainless steel.
- Classic fountains: Classic water fountains are very traditional and use natural materials like marble and stone. Classic fountains are a staple and will likely stay in style for many years to come.
- Casual fountains: Casual outdoor fountains are not necessarily modern nor classic. They provide a fun and trendy look to your yard and are best used as a supplement piece, rather than a statement piece.
Select an Ideal Location
When selecting an outdoor water fountain, it’s important to assess where you want to install your fountain. We recommend selecting an area that’s highly visible to you and your guests in order to set an appropriate ambiance in your backyard. If you’re looking to achieve a statement fountain, consider selecting an area that’s big enough to hold a large fountain. There’s nothing worse than having a fountain look too big or too small in any given space. Also, when selecting your fountain’s location, try picking an area that’s close to a power supply and water source(s). This will help simplify the installation process later on.
Consider Maintenance and Cleaning
PlantsPlants add to water fountains and help maintain the level of oxygen in the water. However, if there are tall trees or other plants hovering over the fountain, leaves and other debris may fall into the water. If this happens, you’ll have to make time to clean the debris out of the fountain, sometimes on a daily basis.
AnimalsAnimals are another logistic to think about in terms of maintenance of your fountain. For instance, many choose to have fish within their fountain. Fish eat away algae and help plants to grow by producing carbon dioxide. However, fish need to be fed and cared for—another maintenance task to keep in mind. Also, consider how you’d respond to birds in your fountain. Many times, birds flock to fountains to drink water, rest, or bathe. This could also potentially lead to more items to clean up.
WeatherWeather is another factor to consider when it comes to water fountain maintenance. During the cold winter season, certain fountain materials crack or get dirty from rain or snow. Because of this, we recommend covering your fountain in the winter. The same goes for those who live in Arizona during monsoon season. It’s common for dirt, dust, and debris to be in the air during the summer months. To avoid damage to your fountain, remember to cover it with a water fountain cover before any storms come your way.
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The Best Stone Garden Fountains
Tuscan Garden 3-Tier Stone Garden Fountains
- 41 1/2" high x 23" wide x 23" deep x 4-foot cord. Weighs 35 lbs.
- Tuscan Garden water fountain by John Timberland.
- Three levels of water creates a pleasing, soothing sound.
- Dark stone finish; lightweight resin construction.
- Includes a 120V pump for easy set-up.
Recommended Price: $259.99
This classically styled indoor/outdoor fountain features a three tier design in a natural dark stone finish. Water cascades gently from the top level down, creating a pleasant look and sound. Lightweight resin construction is easy to place before filling with water. This beautiful design is a calming accent for your home or garden.
Three Rustic Jugs Cascading 33 Stone Garden Fountains
- 33" high x 14" wide x 13" deep. Weighs 36 lbs.
- Water cascades down three levels, creating a soothing, relaxing sound; design is by John Timberland.
- Faux stone, ceramic, and wood finishes.
- Lightweight cast resin construction makes this design easy to move.
- Includes fountain water pump and 9-foot cord for easy set-up and use.
Recommended Price: $139.95
Create a relaxing ambiance with the soothing sound of water cascading from one jug to the next in this rustic indoor outdoor fountain. The spouted jugs are displayed on columns of varying heights in a faux stone finish and add to the earthy feel of the floor fountain.
Faux Marble Bowl & Pillar Stone Garden Fountains
- 34 1/2" high x 17" deep x 15" wide. Weighs 32 lbs.
- Bowl and Pillar plug-in fountain. Zen fountain can be used indoors or outside.
- Faux marble finish. Light and easy to move. Cast polyresin construction.
- Includes pump and 5-feet of cord.
- Built-in lights in two lower water basins.
Recommended Price: $249.99
Soft light and cascading water in this fountain make this the ultimate accessory in zen water fountain relaxation.
Illuminated from within to create a romantic effect, this faux marble indoor outdoor fountain is a perfect addition to your home or patio.
The relaxing sound of cascading water falling from the top bowl into the smaller pillars will soothe away your stresses.
Frog and Four Lily Pad LED Lighted Stone Garden Fountains
- 21" high x 13" deep x 12" wide. Weighs 19 lbs. 6-foot long cord.
- Frog and four lily pad fountain with built-in LED lights.
- Painted rock and lily pad finish. Made from lightweight cast resin; easy to move and positoinj.
- For indoor and outdoor use. Perfect for patios or porch areas outside.
- Water pump is included; distilled water is recommended with this fountain. One year warranty.
Recommended Price: $139.99
Relax to the tranquil sound of water cascading down four lily pads with this tabletop fountain that is perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. The lily pads that are it with LED lights for nightime are staggered down a stack of faux stones with a charming frog perched on the top lilypad.
Modern Sphere Curve Cascading stone garden fountains
- 39 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide x 18" deep.
- Includes water pump and two 10 watt halogen bulbs.
- Modern Sphere Zen fountain with built-in light, by John Timberland.
- Faux stone finish; lightweight polyresin construction, easy to move and position.
- Plug-in fountain with a 6-foot long cord. Can be used inside or outdoors.
Recommended Price: $249.99
A modern look with a relaxing vibe, this indoor-outdoor fountain is a wonderful combination of contemporary design mixed with natural elements.
Bringing a sleek and modern element into your home that embraces the virtues of nature is easy with this contemporary fountain. The design adds a cosmopolitan look, while the relaxing, gentle water falling helps to bring in a natural element. The softly lit bowls add to the luxurious feel and look.
Glacial Rock Zen 30 High Water Stone Garden Fountains
- 30" high x 19" wide. Weighs 16.5 lbs.
- Zen Water Fountain in a faux stone finish with tiers of water. Plug-in fountain.
- Built-in LEDs in the lower three tiers.
- Lightweight resin construction makes it easy to move and position.
- Comes complete with water pump for fast and easy set-up.
Recommended Price: $199.95
The eye-catching design will add drama and beauty to your gardens, patio and seating areas, and so much more. Water cascades through four levels creating a pleasing combination of sight and sound. Built-in illumination lights the fountain at night for increased visual appeal. It makes an ideal accent for indoor areas or for gardens and patios.
Dancing Couple 57-High Modern Stone Garden Fountains
- 57" high x 18" wide x 10" deep. Weighs 28.5 lbs.
- Contemporary-style indoor or outdoor fountain with twin built-in LEDs for night illumination.
- Water cascades and ripples down inner element.
- Includes one piece submersible pump. Plug-in fountain with a 6-foot long cord.
- Lightweight resin construction, easy to move and position.
Recommended Price: $299.99
Relax and rejuvenate to the sound of cascading water with this modern indoor/outdoor fountain. The sleek modern design portrays two dancers embracing above a central element that is uplit by a built-in LED for a dramatic effect.
Seven Cascade Cut-Away Outdoor 35 Stone Garden Fountains
- 35" high x 12" wide and deep x 15-foot electrical cord.
- Tall floor fountain design with 7 levels of water flow, from the John Timberland brand.
- Faux ceramic, earth-tone finish; lightweight cast resin construction.
- Built-in light in the bottom water basin.
- Comes complete with water pump and 5-watt halogen bulb.
Recommended Price: $199.99
With seven water falls and a handsome vertical design, this fountain will enhance any nook in need of a more dynamic feel.
The intricate arrangement of bowls in this outdoor/indoor fountain allows water to cascade down a series of tiers. The trill of the water creates a refreshing, serene atmosphere. Water pools repeatedly in each tier. Each tier features a carved spout that the water flows from.
Alpine Rock Waterfall Stone Garden Fountains
- 23"L x 18"w x 40"h
- Made of fiberglass
- lights are under 3 years warranty. Call this number 562-529-8900 for free replacements by simply providing an order number- customer may pay for shipping if order date is past 30 days
- Natural look of gray stone
- Pump and all necessary parts included
Recommended Price: $291.95
Alpine newest line of fiberglass fountains have the look of natural stone with the strength and durability of fiberglass. Multiple streams of water flow creates a relaxing and meditative atmosphere. They can be placed indoors or outdoors. With water gently cascading over natural-looking rockery perched on each other, the Cascading Rock Waterfall Fountain with Light is sure to create a dramatic focal point in your home or garden. A natural humidifier, this fountain's gentle movement of water can improve concentration by covering up distracting ambient noises and helping raise alertness and focus. Crafted from weather-resistant resin and fiberglass that won't fade in the sun or warp, crack, or split under harsh climatic conditions, this durable, lightweight fountain features LED lights, enhancing the viewing experience and adding to the overall ambiance. Includes pump
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