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A Complete Guide in Choosing the Best Fountain Accessories this 2020

Imagine sitting in your garden while listening to the soothing sound of flowing waters, this relaxing sound can only be sourced from the best water fountains. While water fountains are amazing pieces that can accentuate your garden, fountain accessories can help enhance the beauty of your garden fountain. If you own a fountain or planning to buy one, we listed some water fountain accessories that can help you transform your garden as well as your fountain into a more stunning piece of art. 


Water Fountain Cleaner

Looking for fountain accessories that will keep your fountain clean? Outdoor Art Pros have amazing fountain cleaners to choose from. These fountains cleaners will keep your fountain clean by eliminating debris, scale, moulds and even algae that make your fountain looks dirty and unsanitary. 

Moreover, as time goes by, the fountain suffers wear and tear due to calcium deposits, iron, copper and manganese stains on indoor as well as outdoor fountains, thus these circumstances gravely call for water fountain cleaners. Water Fountain Cleaners like Fountec Fountain Cleaner and Protec Fountain Cleaner are helpful to keep the water in your fountain sparkling clean, these superior cleaners contain enviro-safe phosphonates that can keep the water clean for a longer period of time. You’ll never know when your pets tried drinking water from the fountain source, so better keep it clean all the time! 

Fountec Fountain Cleaner By Outdoor Art Pros - Fountain Accesories

Fountec Fountain Cleaner


Protec Fountain Cleaner by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accesories

Protec Fountain Cleaner


Water Fountain Covers

Another water fountain accessory you need to get is the Fountain Covers. You've invested a lot in beautifying your outdoor water fountain, so you'll want to do everything to preserve its beauty and all of its elements. Outdoor Art Pros offers high-quality water fountain covers that will definitely help you preserve your fountain and protect it from the extreme weather systems all year-round. Choose from large to small fountain covers, that are made to be waterproof, weather-resistant and UV stabilized. These fountain covers are great in keeping your fountain safe from damage when not in use, especially during cold winter months. Lastly, another takeaway of this product, it comes equipped with an easy-to-use elastic hem cord with a toggle that allows custom fit coverage. The fountain cover fits from the top of the fountain to the bottom bowl or basin since the base doesn’t need to be covered. 


Water Fountain Cover Specifications

  • Small : 46"H x 36"W
  • Medium: 58"H x 48"W
  • Large: 66"H x 56"W
  • XLarge: 100"H x 100"W
  • XXLarge: 100"H x 120"W


Water Fountain Cover by Outdoor Art Pros | outdoor wall fountain

Water Fountain Cover


Finishes, Design and Color

It’s always ideal to choose a water fountain that suits your taste, that’s why at Outdoor Art Pros, we offer different finishes to choose from. Pick from 14 different finishes - Aged Limestone, Brownstone, Alpine Stone, Natural, Copper Bronze, English Moss, Ferro Rustico Nuovo, Greystone, Nero Nuovo, Travertine, Pietra Nuova, Verde, Lean Antique and French Limestone. If you aren’t satisfied with these colour options, we have alternatives options, just choose from Gist Finish Samples, Henri Studio Finish Samples, and Al's Garden Art Finish Samples.


You also don’t need to worry about checking them personally because we can ship them to you for as little as $25, choose from these finishes at the comfort of your home to help you choose the right colour for your garden water fountain. Lastly, when you purchase your fountain from us, you’ll get $25 off on top of your purchased item. Sounds like a win-win!


Campania International Finish Samples by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accessories

Campania International Finish Samples


Gist Finish Samples by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accessories

 Henri Studio Finish Samples by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accessories

Henri Studio Finish Samples


Al's Garden Art Finish Samples by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accessories

Al's Garden Art Finish Samples


Submersible Light Kits

Another option to consider if you want to add more glow in your fountain’s sparkling water, you can purchase our heavy-duty and waterproof submersible light kits. These light kits have adjustable stands, 100% waterproof housing, and 16 ft. power cords for as low as $70 per set. Ideally, these can be placed inside the water fountain basin for a gentle glowing sparkle, or outside the water for a spotlight effect. This Submersible Light Kits will surely brighten up your water fountain any time of the day. 


Submersible Light Kits by Outdoor Art Pros | Fountain Accessories


Fountain Accessories can create visually stunning water features in your garden fountain, adding more to the beauty of your outdoor space. We all know that fountains infuses a sense of peace and tranquillity and adding more accessories elevate the zen atmosphere of your garden. Not only that, you can really illuminate your landscape using these lights.

At Outdoor Art Pros, we always make sure that you can have a variety of option for your home, we offer different brands to choose from that can accommodate everyone's budget. Check our Fountain Accessories to get the exact piece for your unique garden fountain. Also, if you’re planning to buy an elegant water fountain check our vast collection of Outdoor Fountains. If you have any concerns about fountain accessories or any outdoor water fountain parts. Call us at 1-888-562-7602.

Modern Planters for Your Garden

Steel Tapered Planter  by Outdoor Art Pros

If you have a garden area on your property, you might not want to have a traditional, rustic looking garden. You might not want to have the antique look to the fountains and the planters that are in the garden area. Instead, you might want to embrace the look and feel of a modern outdoor space. Of course, if you are looking to evoke the modern look in your garden, you need to have all of the right features. This includes the planters that you are using. Boring terracotta pots or antique style planters are not going to do it.

You need something more interesting that evokes a modern look for the planters, statues, water features, and any other items that you have out in the garden. When all of the items that you have to evoke a modern style, it helps to bring it all together.


Benefits of a Modern Looking Garden

Why would you want to have a modern garden? It will look different from all of the other gardens out there, for starters. Many people go the simpler route of having rustic and traditional types of planters and features in their garden. While these can look nice, they do tend to blend together somewhat. You are looking for a design that is different, something that is unique and decidedly modern.

When you have a modern garden, it looks less like a backyard and more like an art installation, which certainly adds to the aesthetic appeal of your space. It also makes your garden unique amongst all of the others that are around the neighborhood.


Designing Your Garden

Steel Cube Planter 

It can be tempting to grab some modern planters and then create the rest of your garden a bit at a time. However, you will have a better and more cohesive result when you instead take the time to plan the garden from start to finish. This will help to give you a better mental picture of what the garden will look like, and it will make it easier for you to choose all of the right planters and other materials for your garden.

Make some notes of the look and feel that you want, along with notes on the space that you have available. Consider the types of plants that you will want to grow in the garden, as well. Even the color of the plants that you plan to grow could change the type and color of the planter that you choose.

Put in some time and energy to create your modern garden plan, and then start to look for the planters and the other items that need to go into it. Just try to make sure that you have a malleable plan in place. This way, you can make changes to it as needed, and it can still work well and you can end up with a design that you love.


Tips for Choosing Modern Planters


Faccia Contemporary Garden Planter


You can find some truly impressive and artsy modern planters in our collection, and they are available in a range of sizes and materials. Some are made from steel and others from concrete, for example. There are planters that are short and squat, as well as those that are tall and slender. There are squares, rectangles, bowls, and a massive range of colors and styles. There are also a wide variety of animal planters. With all of the options, it allows you to find the ideal modern planters that help you to create the garden of your dreams.

Whether you want to have modular rectangular or square planters, urn planters, window box planters, or anything in between, you can find some beautiful modern options available. You can find options that will fit in nicely with the rest of your garden.

However, it is not just about the looks when you are choosing your planters. You also have to think about the size of the planters you are considering and make sure that they will fit well with the space that you have available. You may find that having several smaller planters, or a set of different sized planters will work better for certain areas than just having large planters, for example.


Choose Other Items for Your Modern Garden

Modern planters are just the beginning if you want to have a modern-looking garden.You also have to think about all of the other items that will go into the garden. This will include any statuary that you might want to add, the pave stones or walkways, lighting, and water features. The items that you choose should all work with one another to create a solid look for the garden. When you are choosing the planters, you will want to look at other items that will work well with them in the garden. You may also want to look at how to pair these planters with pedestals Since there are so many options, this will not limit you, but it is important that you do it before you start buying. After all, you might not want to have a haphazard collection of items that will take your garden from modern to eclectic.


Take Proper Care of Your Garden

You want your garden to keep looking great, and that means that you need to take proper care of it. You have to water the plants to help keep them in good condition, and you need to clean up around the planters and the other items that you have out there. Fortunately, this will usually only require a bit of sweeping and some raking, along with removing dead leaves and petals from plants and flowers.

One of the most important steps that you do not want to skip when you are designing a modern garden is the planters. If they do not have a modern look, they are going to seem out of place with the rest of the garden. Take your time to find quality modern planters that are the right size and that have the right look to evoke the feeling that you want in your garden. With a little time and research, you will be able to find just what you need.

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