Fountain How-To Series: Part 7 – Maintaining & CLEANING Your Fountain

Fast fact: Water in dreams symbolizes emotions. Regular cleaning is necessary for extending the life of your fountain. The first important thing to remember is to keep your fountain clear; scoop out debris like leaves and seeds to keep the pump from clogging and running too hard. Always use a material appropriate cleaner: metal cleaner […]

Fountain How-To Series: Part 4 – Fountain Installation

Welcome back to our Design Toscano fountain series; here is some practical information along with an introduction to Design Toscano’s Small Wonder fountain collection. To see the wide selection of other styles and sizes of garden décor try the Design Toscano website. So let’s splash right in! Quick Fact: Flowing water symbolizes cleansing, life and […]

Fountain How-To Series: Part 3 – Choosing a Fountain Style That Suits You

“There is no life without water.” –anonymous Style is both one of the easiest and one of the hardest concepts to realize. Easy if you or your gift recipient already know what your style is and what you want it to convey about you. Hard if you’re not sure where to begin (hello, new home […]

Fountain How-To Series: Part 1 – Advantages & Types of Fountains

“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.” – Washington Irving This is the perfect time of year to plan out a garden oasis for you and your family. Compose a peaceful garden sanctuary in a sunroom, on a patio or deck, or in the backyard with […]

How to Convert Water into Fun Garden Decor

It’s summer and in most of the USA and Canada, it already looks like it’s going to be a hot one. As the temperatures rise, we can spend a boring summer in air-conditioned malls and homes, or have fun and take advantage of the great outdoors. That’s easy enough when one of the greatest parts […]

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

The beautiful month of May is here and for many of us, this means that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. This special holiday is the perfect occasion for treating Mom to lunch or dinner at her favorite place, to spend quality time with the family, and to just make her feel like the […]

Unique Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day will be here in a week but there’s still time to find unique gifts for Mom. This year, instead of giving her a bouquet of roses, or a box of Belgian chocolates, why not give her something unique that she can treasure for years? The following gift ideas will be much appreciated by […]

5 Decorating Tips for New Garden Decor

In some parts of North America, April can start with warm days but quickly switch back to the final flurries of winter. However, despite that last gasp of the cold season, spring is definitely in full swing by the end of April. It only takes one quick look outside to see that all of the […]

New Cascading Garden Fountains

Outdoor garden water fountains act as centerpiece decor in any backyard. The combination of sculpture and flowing water also act as fine decor for a place of business. Put a beautiful fountain at the entrance to a fine restaurant or hotel and guests are given a regal greeting. Display a beautiful fountain in the garden […]