Backyard Pond in Jericho, NY 11753
Home Pond Designs for Your Jericho, NY Backyard
Have you ever gone to someone’s yard and walked through a glorious water garden? It feels like you’re stepping into another world. In this world, you don’t have to worry about work, family, chores, or anything else in life that can cause you stress. You leave all that behind as soon as you walk up to the water feature in the Nassau County backyard.
However, can you add a Jericho, NY backyard pond to your yard? While it seems like an impossible dream, you can turn your backyard into the perfect serene location for you. And Scott Anderson Design can help you build a pond that features everything you desire.
There are many designs for your new home pond that you must consider, though. After all, you want your small pond to look unique. Luckily, you can choose one of many designs, a few of which we’ve listed below. With this guide, you may find the perfect home pond design for you.
Ensure you choose a quality landscaping company to create your pond. You won’t awe anyone if you fill the pond with a garden hose held up by a yard chair. If you want a pond and garden designed for you, call Scott Anderson Design. We have plenty of experience with building unique-looking ponds. If you want to learn more about building an outdoor waterfall, pond, or other water feature, keep reading below.
How To Find the Best Location for the Pond
Before you can build the perfect outdoor waterfall or garden pond in Nassau County, you need to determine where to add your pond. First, consider where you have the most space. Many people choose to place the pond in their backyard, while others build a pond in their front yard. Where do you feel the most relaxed? And where do you have some privacy? A private area is perfect if you want to sit on the edges of the pond and let the world around you disappear.
Do you already have a focal point in your Jericho, NY yard, such as a gazebo? Consider placing your pond next to it. That way, you can sit in the shelter of the gazebo and listen to the water moving inside the pond.
Pond With Lights
If you want to sit outside around the sides of the pond at night, consider adding lights to your pond. These lights are more than your typical candles or lanterns; you can illuminate the pond water and watch the smaller waterfall do its work. What’s more relaxing than a water show as you listen to the crickets chirp?
Stone Wall Surrounding the Pond
While many people opt for a more modern design for their Nassau County home pond, nothing beats a classic stone wall surrounding the pond. The best part is you can choose any flat stone you want to design the wall. Ensure you choose flexible liners for your pond so that it stays together and looks beautiful for years to come.
Koi Fish Pond
Do you love to fish? Then adding a koi fish backyard pond to your home may be the perfect option for you! Koi fish are easy to maintain as long as you keep the pond clean and don’t overfeed them. You can also create a goldfish pond if koi fish is too difficult for you.
With a pond full of fish, you can receive even more relaxation as you watch them swim through the water. Many people find watching fish therapeutic, so take advantage of this with a koi pond.
A Pond With Landscape
Finally, you can create a pond with some landscape around it. Do you already have a garden designed for you? If so, consider placing a backyard pond or waterfall around it. Nothing can accentuate beautiful flowers and plants quite like a glorious home pond.
The best part of building a pond is you can work with what you already have. When you include a pond or waterfall, you’ll notice that your backyard finally looks complete.
If you want to design a pond or outdoor waterfall for your Jericho, NY backyard, you need to call Scott Anderson Design at 516-729-5668. You can trust us to create the backyard of your dreams.
Some information about Jericho, NY
Jericho is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Nassau County, New York, United States, on the North Shore of Long Island, approximately 29 miles (47 km) east of Midtown Manhattan. Its population was 13,567 as of the U.S. 2010 Census.
Located mainly in the Town of Oyster Bay with a small part in the Town of Hempstead, Jericho was part of the Robert Williams Plantation in 1648. The English families who settled in Jericho were, or soon became, Quakers, members of the Society of Friends. Many fled from persecution in England and in the New England Colonies. They sought a peaceful existence as farmers. The name of the area was changed in 1692 from Lusum to Jericho after the town in the Middle East near the Jordan River mentioned in the Bible as part of the Promised Land.
Elias Hicks married Jemima Seaman in 1771 and moved to her family’s farm in Jericho, where he soon became a noted preacher of Quaker doctrine. All the Quakers suffered during the British occupation of Long Island in the Revolutionary War. The practice was to quarter troops in homes of residents, who had to provide room and board for them. The Quakers continued to protest the entire concept of war itself. After the war, peace returned to Jericho, and the neat farms and businesses began to prosper. A Friends Meeting house was built in 1788 in Jericho that is still used in the 21st century. A Quaker school was built in 1793, the Charity Society of Jericho and Westbury in 1794, and slavery was abolished in 1817, with Hicks’ help.
Platt Rogers Spencer’s Log Seminary in Jericho, New York
A post office was established in 1802, a cider mill in the mid-19th century, the first public elementary school in 1905, known as the Cedar Swamp School. Improvements to infrastructure were made with the founding of the Jericho Water District in 1923. As the population increased, a new elementary school was built in 1953 (Robert Seaman School), and a Volunteer Fire Department established in 1938. The population kept increasing until the last elementary schools in Jericho were built, the George A. Jackson Elementary School in 1957, the now closed Robert Williams School in 1961 and the Cantiague School in 1963. When the Village of Muttontown was incorporated, the cider mill was within the village limits. Because most Gold Coast villages wanted to remain business free areas, many do not have their own post offices or ZIP Codes. Therefore, Jericho Post Office which serves this area of Muttontown is displayed as the official USPS mailing address and leads to the misconception that the cider mill is in Jericho.
Directions from Jericho, 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