There are a number of smaller garden styles available but the most awe inspiring outdoor fountains are massive. This is normal as outdoor water fountains are intended to be displayed in an open space and draw the onlookers interest. Outdoor Fountains come
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Pondless Backyard Fountain Pond and Waterfall. Even without the fountain, which in Az will grow algae like nobody's business, I think the idea of softening up the patio with a little rock garden with plants mixed in.