Anglo-Saxon Grounds During the Norman Conquest
The introduction of the Normans in the second half of the 11th century irreparably improved The Anglo-Saxon lifestyle. The ability of the Normans exceeded the Anglo-Saxons' in architecture and agriculture at the time of the conquest. However the Normans had to pacify the overall territory before they could focus on home... read more

Original Water Delivery Techniques in The City Of Rome
With the building of the 1st raised aqueduct in Rome, the Aqua Anio Vetus in 273 BC, people who lived on the city’s hillsides no longer had to depend strictly on naturally-occurring spring water for their demands. Outside of these aqueducts and springs, wells and rainwater-collecting cisterns were the sole... read more

Water-lifting System by Camillo Agrippa
Regrettably, Agrippa’s wonderful design for lifting water wasn’t discussed much after 1588, when Andrea Bacci acclaimed it publicly. It may have come to be outdated when the Villa Medici was set to get water from the Acqua Felice, the early contemporary channel, in 1592. Even though it’s more likely that it was essentially discarded when Ferdinando ceded... read more

The Various Construction Materials of Outdoor Water fountains
For people who want the visual appeal of a metal fountain but prefer a lighter weight and more affordable option, fiberglass is the answer. Keeping a fiberglass water fountain clean and working well is quite simple, another aspect consumers like. read more

Pick from Any Number of Exterior Wall Fountain Styles
Many experienced landscapers favor custom-built fountains which can be integrated into a brand-new wall or an existing one. The basin and all the required plumbing are best installed by a trained mason. The wall will need to have a spout or fountain mask incorporated into it. The unified look produced by customized wall fountains make them appear to be part of the scenery instead of an afterthought. read more

The Wide Array of Outdoor Water Features
The trend of setting up solar powered fountains is becoming progressively widespread. The advantages of using this type of solar powered fountain is the lack of cables, lowered difficulty in installing them, the decrease in electricity bills, and the favorable effects they have on our environment. Outdoor... read more

How Technical Concepts of Water Fountains Spread
The circulated papers and illustrated pamphlets of the day contributed to the advancements of scientific innovation, and were the primary means of dissiminating practical hydraulic information and fountain suggestions all through Europe. An internationally renowned innovator in hydraulics in the later part of the 1500's was a French fountain engineer, whose name has been... read more

The Origins of Modern Outdoor Wall Fountains
During his reign (1397-1455) of the Roman Catholic Church, the intellectual Pope Nicholas V commissioned countless of translations of ancient Greek classics into Latin. He also initiated the embellishment of the city to turn it into the true capital of the Christian world. The decaying Roman aqueduct which had carried fresh drinking water in the into the capital city from countless... read more

The Many Good Reasons to Include a Wall Fountain
Spouting or cascading fountains are not the best choice for a small backyard since they need a great deal of space. There are two types of fountains to choose from including the freestanding version with a flat back and an attached basin set up against a fence or a wall in your yard, or the wall-mounted, self-contained version which is hung directly on a wall. Be sure to include a fountain mask to an existing wall and a basin to collect the water at the base if you wish to... read more

How Much Do Pets Benefit from Water Features
House pets may be dubious of a new water feature so be certain to take them into consideration before buying one. Your pet dog could think that your freestanding fountain resembles a large pond to drink from or a pool in which to swim. Consider fitting a water element in your yard since it is a feature that will affect your much loved pets positively. Give some thought to the ideal place to put your water feature if you do not want birds to use it as a bathing pond. If you wish... read more