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Backyard Pond in Locust Valley, NY 11560

Home Pond Designs for Your Locust Valley, 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 Locust Valley, 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 Locust Valley, 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.

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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 Locust Valley, 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 Locust Valley, NY

Locust Valley is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 3,406 at the 2010 census.

The rolling hills of the North Shore of Long Island were laid down as terminal moraines by the receding glaciers of the last ice age roughly 10,000 years ago. The Algonquian tribe that settled the area, spanning from Flushing to Setauket, called the area ‘hilly ground’ or Matinecock and as a result the Algonquian Indians who settled there became known as the Matinecock Indians.

In 1667, Captain John Underhill negotiated with the Matinecock Indians to purchase land for a settlement that he and his fellow colonists would call Buckram. The town name lasted for nearly 200 years, until in 1856 the name was changed to Locust Valley based on the number of locust trees located in the area.

On April 19, 1869, the Long Island Rail Road opened the extension of the Glen Cove line, via a single track to Locust Valley, making it the terminus of the line until the railroad was extended to its current terminus in Oyster Bay in 1889.

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