Water is one of the most beautiful elements you can place in your garden. Its living ecosystem brings harmony to the environment, improves the microclimate in the garden and provides living space for many animals. You can welcome that way frogs, butterflies, dragonflies, birds, squirrels or batswhich contribute to the biodiversity of your garden.
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The water element in the garden will satisfy all your senses. He will bring water to the garden movement, pleasant sound, refreshing atmosphere, humidity and fragrance.
Water is a landing pad for many animal species
Even a small one water element can increase biodiversity in the garden. In addition to species directly dependent on the aquatic environment, other animals also move to the water and use it for drinking or bathing. With water, you can arrange such a small private theater right on your property.
Do you know that a bat in the garden is better than a repellant?
Bat eliminates up to a thousand mosquitoes per hour of night flight. The water element works as a perfect magnet for bats in the area. However, when installing it, keep in mind that it must be “fly-proof” for bats.
TIP: You don’t have to worry about bats sucking your blood at midnight, because all species living in the Czech Republic are insectivorous.
Which water element to choose for the garden?
Experts from the company Lake Banat they know that water elements are an ideal choice for those who do not want a pond in their garden, whether due to space, maintenance requirements or in terms of acquisition costs. By the term water element we mean artificially created flowing, splashing or standing water in the garden.
Don’t know which element to choose? The best thing is to see everything live, to see how it works in real life. You can touch everything in our showroom. You will see all types of water features including streams, waterfalls and lakes. We can realize any wish regarding water in the garden.
Advantages of water elements
- They can be adapted to the size of almost any garden.
- Financial costs for acquisition and operation are minimal compared to a pond.
- No filtration or UV lamp is needed for their operation.
- You spend little time on maintenance.
- With exceptions, you can do the implementation yourself.
- If you follow all the principles during their construction and operation, you will enrich the garden with clean, chemically treated water, suitable for domestic and wild animals and insects.
- cascades, waterfalls and streams,
- wading pool for children,
- tsukubai containers, corten and stone bowls with water supplied from above or below – supercharged,
- bird drinker
- small and large fountains.
The Jezírka Banat showroom is unique
It is the only one in Europe that has lights for garden ponds and gardens placed under water. You have a unique opportunity to see all the lights as they will actually be lit.
TIP: K lighting of water features the same types of lights are used as for lighting the pond. The reflectors are placed in the water close to the fountain nozzle and the beam is directed upwards with the flow of water. Lights of lower intensity can also be placed around the fountain. The same applies to the lighting of streams, cascades and waterfalls.
Tsukubai or corten bowls. Don’t be afraid to be original
Tsukubai or stone cisterns are one of the symbols of the Japanese garden. Tsukubai is placed at the entrance to the garden in Japanese gardens. Entering visitors can wash their hands, which symbolizes that you enter the garden with a clean body and mind. The tank can also serve as a drinker for birds. Also as a water reservoir for water lilies or as a decorative element with water for a rock garden.
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Tsukubai name comes from a Japanese word tsukubaumeaning “to bow”. The cleaning tanks were originally placed in front of the teahouses low to the ground, so the visitor had to humbly bow to them.
Corten bowls made of corten steel, they acquire their characteristic and unmistakable water-resistant surface within three years of installation in an outdoor environment. During this time, a thin layer of corrosion forms on the surface, which, thanks to the composition of this steel, prevents further oxidation, and the bowls will not rust that way.
You can use Corten bowls as free-standing elements with water in the garden, and also as drinkers for birds. You can connect them to a water inlet and let the water continuously flow out over the edge. The Corten water bowl from Jezírka Banat is a garden element with minimal maintenance.
Japanese lamps or bat tree. What will give your garden a touch of originality?
Start of use Japanese lamps coincides with the arrival of Buddhism in Japan. Lamps are placed in modern gardens for decorative purposes and to create a Japanese atmosphere. However, the light in Japanese lamps is not only of practical importance. According to the teachings of Feng Shui, lamps are necessary to create a place where the good spirits of any garden reside.
How to make life easier for animals in your garden? Provide them with shelter or a food source in the form of a feeder. Experts from the Jezírka Banat company will advise you which ones supplements for small animals choose so that squirrels, bees or songbirds will like it in your garden.
- huts for bats (bat traps),
- houses for beneficial insects,
- hedgehog houses,
- squirrel houses,
- wicker basket for wild ducks,
- bird drinker
- floats against drowning of small animals,
- feeders for birds and other animals.