Why Add Wind Bells and Chimes to Your Garden?

In order to dodge possible clashes in design styles, pick wind chimes which are simple in appearance. It is important to place them wherever they blend in effortlessly. Choose wind chimes that make a pleasant sound and do not get stuck solely on their look. 144531_5301__15337.jpg Simple aluminum kinds of wind chimes typically produce a much better sound quality than those which are more decorative. When planning your wind chime garden, think about them at various heights. Wind chimes, for instance, can be set up in a number of areas including a sundeck, in a small line of trees, as well as amid flowers. The sound will dance with depth across your garden every time a breeze blows through. If the aesthetic aspect to your wind chimes is significant to you, be sure to display them in your line of vision. so you can delight in the reflection of the rising and setting of the sun. Aluminum wind chime gardens fit in well with flowing water (such as waterfalls or birdbaths), stone decors and evergreens.

Incorporate the Benefit of Feng Shui into Your Yard

When applied to your yard, feng shui design will bring its beneficial energy into your home as well.

Size is not the primary concern when adding feng shui design to your yard. Of course, a big area is great if you have it, but rest assured that feng shui works just as well in smaller areas as well.

Whether you are bringing feng shui design to your home or garden, the tools are the same. The initial step is to know the bagua, or energy map, of your home, as your garden’s bagua will be an extension of that.

There are five elements in feng shui theory, and you should understand how to use each of them to intensify the energy.

The northeast corner of your garden, for instance, connects to personal growth and self-cultivation energy, and Earth is the feng shui element that is essential to incorporate it. Since rocks symbolize the Earth element in feng shui, you might consider putting some into a peaceful Zen garden in the northeast corner of your yard.

Consider introducing a water feature into these feng shui areas: East (health & family), North (career & path in life), or Southeast (money and abundance).

The World’s Most Splendid Water Elements

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has the highest continuously- running fountain known as the King Fahd Fountain (1985). It spouts out water reaching 260 meters (853 feet) above the Red Sea.

Reaching water levels of 202 meters (663 feet), the World Cup Fountain in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), is recognized as the second highest worldwide.

Located next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, is third placed Gateway Geyser (1995). This fountain is regarded as the tallest in the U.S. with water reaching up to 192 meters (630 feet).

With water jetting 190 meters (620 feet) in the air, the Port Fountain in Karachi, Pakistan makes it on the list.

Number 4: On a typical day the water is limited to 91 meters (300 feet) at the Fountain Park feature in Fountain Hills, Arizona, but it is capable of propelling water up to 171 meters (561 feet) when all three pumps are operating.

The Dubai Fountain opened in 2009 next to Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building. Once every 1/2 hour, this fountain begins dancing to pre-recorded musical themes while shooting water 73 meters (240 feet) high. It also has extreme shooters, rarely used, which go as high as 150 meters (490 feet).

Making it in the top 8 is the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet in Canberra (1970) which measures 147 meters (482 feet).

Lastly is the Jet d’Eau (1951) in Geneva, Switzerland, which measures 140 meters (460 feet).


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