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Backyard Waterfalls in Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Benefits of Waterfall Fountains for Your Backyard in Oyster Bay, NY
Have you ever seen backyard waterfalls in Oyster Bay, NY? Maybe a friend of yours has one in their backyard. Or, maybe you have only seen them in movies. There are large, luxurious backyards with a garden pond and an outdoor waterfall. These characters have a backyard that you could only dream of having. Or, maybe you saw it in your dreams. After all, who doesn’t want a gorgeous water feature in their backyard?
While all this sounds more like fantasy than reality, you can find waterfall fountains for your backyard that will suit it perfectly and for a reasonable price. Does that seem too good to be true? Luckily, you can have a garden designed specifically for you in your Nassau County backyard without having to give up an arm and a leg!
However, are there any benefits of a water garden or a smaller waterfall? What can backyard waterfalls do to benefit your health, the environment, or your backyard? And do they do anything other than look pretty and make your friends jealous? When you choose Scott Anderson Design, we ensure you receive a waterfall design that will provide many benefits. In our guide below, we’ll explain the health, environmental, and backyard benefits of adding a pond or waterfall.
Scott Anderson Design has a large portfolio of backyard waterfalls and ponds we’ve created for many of our happy customers in the past. Once you read our guide, look at our portfolio to find the garden pond of your dream.
Believe it or not, you will notice many physical and mental health benefits when you build a pond. In the modern world, there are many things that can cause stress or anxiety. Maybe you’re behind at work, or your responsibilities as a parent are piling up. No matter the stressor in your life, taking a step back to sit at the edges of the pond can help you relax.
Look at the water moving in the wind, feel the flat stone at the sides of the pond, and take a deep breath. The sounds of nature, the pond water moving, and the hum of a smaller waterfall will help you relax.
What do many people do when they feel stressed? They go on YouTube and turn on calming water sounds. Why use YouTube when you can create a pond in your Oyster Bay, NY backyard? Waterfall fountains for your backyard can help you relax after a long, stressful day.
However, there are physical health benefits of backyard waterfalls as well. Do you love sitting in nature, but your allergies make it insufferable? Then you should consider adding a water feature. Believe it or not, these features can attract allergens and dust, thus filtering the air. You can enjoy your Nassau County backyard if you have backyard waterfalls for more than one reason.
There are also environmental benefits of water fountains for your backyard. If you love nature, why wouldn’t you want to attract it to your backyard? You can create a sanctuary for creatures by adding a small pond to your backyard. Dragonflies, birds, your pets, and other small wildlife will love the pond water.
Plus, having a gorgeous pond and garden will inspire you to take care of nature. Why would you want to protect the environment if you never enjoy what Oyster Bay, NY has to offer? If you live near the city, you may forget how beautiful nature is.
You can build a pond with a natural-looking pond liner, so all you see is the shallow water and the fish swimming in it–if you add fish, that is. You can fall in love with nature again with backyard waterfalls in Nassau County.
Finally, a pond can benefit your backyard as well. Are you planning on selling your home at some point? While you may not want to spend a lot of money just to sell your Oyster Bay, NY house, the waterfall can benefit you in the long run.
Many potential homeowners want a unique home and backyard, so why wouldn’t they love waterfall fountains for the backyard? Make the pond more appealing by adding luxury features and flexible liners. Your home will sell before you know it.
As you can see, there are many benefits of waterfall fountains for your backyard. If you want to invest in a quality waterfall, call Scott Anderson Design at 516-729-5668 today.
Some information about Oyster Bay, NY
The Town of Oyster Bay is the easternmost of the three towns which make up Nassau County, New York, in the United States. Part of the New York metropolitan area, it is the only town in Nassau County to extend from the North Shore to the South Shore of Long Island. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 293,214.
Succeeding cultures of indigenous peoples had lived in the area for thousands of years. At the time of European contact, the Lenape (Delaware) nation inhabited western Long Island. By 1600 the band inhabiting the local area was called the Matinecock after their location, but they were Lenape people.
Following European colonization, the area became part of the colony of New Netherland. In 1639, the Dutch West India Company made its first purchase of land on Long Island from the local Native Americans. The English also had colonies on Long Island at this time. The Dutch did not dispute English claims to what is now Suffolk County, but when settlers from New England arrived in (present-day) Oyster Bay in 1640, they were soon arrested as part of a boundary dispute. In 1643, Englishmen purchased land in the present-day town of Hempstead from the Indians that included land purchased by the Dutch in 1639. Nevertheless, in 1644, the Dutch director granted a patent for Hempstead to the English.
The Dutch also granted other English settlements in Flushing, Newtown, and Jamaica. In 1650, the Treaty of Hartford established a boundary between Dutch and English claims at ‘Oysterbay’, by which the Dutch meant present-day Cold Spring Harbor (to the east) and the English meant all of the water connected to present-day Oyster Bay Harbor. Meanwhile, the government of England came under the control of Oliver Cromwell as a republic, and smugglers took advantage of the unresolved border dispute. In 1653, English settlers made their first purchase of land in Oyster Bay from the local Matinecock tribe, though there were already some rogue English settlements there. For this purchase, the English settlers paid to the Native American Moheness (aka Assiapum), ‘six kettles, six fathoms of wampum, six hoes, six hatchets, three pairs of stockings, thirty awl-blades or muxes, twenty knives, three shirts and as much Peague as will amount to four pounds sterling.’ The monarchy was restored in England in 1660, and in 1664 King Charles gave Long Island (and much else) to his brother James, leading to the Dutch relinquishing control of all of New Amsterdam.
Directions from Oyster Bay, NY to Scott Anderson Design
Here are some remodeling-related links:
- National Association of the Remodeling Industry
- National Association of Home Builders
- The National Association of Professionally Accredited Contractors
- Residential Construction Industry at OSHA.gov