concrete trough fountain with lilies and moneywort in a Japanese-style garden
Photo: Mark Lohman
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Lesson 7: Incorporate Running Water

Use several fountains throughout the garden, especially at entry points and seating spots, to distinguish different areas with contrasting water spills and sculptural elements. Eagleton's four range from a smooth granite sphere to a Japanese trough, with sounds that murmur soothingly or splash to mask urban noise.

Shown: Amid lilies and moneywort is a Japanese-style garden with a concrete trough fountain that adds trickling sounds to be heard on the dining deck.
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