Ideas for Your Perfect Spot Inside or Out

ft_196__04593.jpg One good way to create a peaceful and relaxing area is to put in a feng shui fountain. This can be accomplished rather easily with a garden or home waterfall. It will really contribute a lot to the interior and exterior of your house. Be sure to place your outdoor fountain so that it is noticeable from inside in order to get the most out of it.

The most beautiful water fountains incorporate flowers and plants. Look for plant types that thrive throughout the year. Attractive stones, sculptures, or a fireplace are also nice additions.

Enrich Your Yard with the Use of Feng Shui

Integrating feng shui design into your yard will help circulate its energy into your home and your life.

As far as the size of your yard goes, it is not extremely important when introducing feng shui design to it. Of course, a huge area is fantastic if you have it, but rest assured that feng shui works just as well in smaller spaces as well.

The same tools you employ to introduce feng shui design into your living space can be used in the garden. As the energy map, or bagua, of your garden is an extension of your home's bagua, you will need to start off by understanding the bagua of the house.

Before getting going, make sure you grasp the five elements of feng shui so that you can make the most of their energy.

The Earth element, for example, should be located in the northeast part of your garden which connects to the personal growth and self-cultivation energy in feng shui design. Since rocks epitomize the Earth element in feng shui, you might give some thought to putting some into a peaceful Zen garden in the northeast corner of your yard.

Southeast (money and abundance), East (health & family), and North (career & path in life) are feng shui areas perfect for a water element.

Explore the World’s Most Incredible Water Works

Located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the King Fahd Fountain (1985) is the tallest continually-functioning fountain worldwide. It propels water reaching 260 meters (853 feet) above the Red Sea.

The Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002), comes in 2nd with water heights of 202 meters (663 feet).

The Gateway Geyser (1995) situated next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri is number three on the list. Regarded as the highest fountain in the United States, it propels water 192 meters (630 feet) into the sky.

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

Fountain Park in Fountain Hills, Arizona is number 4: it can jet water 171 meters (561 feet) high when the three pumps operate at full capacity, it is usually limited to 91 meters (300 feet).

The Dubai Fountain opened in 2009 near to Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building. It dances to pre-recorded music every half hour and propels water to the height of 73 meters (240 feet) - it also has extreme shooters which reach 150 meters (490 feet), though these are only used on special occasions.

Number 7 is the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet in Canberra, completed in 1970, propelling water 147 meters (482 feet) high.

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


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