Landscape misting – Adding mist cooling to your backyard
With the introduction of high pressure misting systems, the free thinking innovative landscaper can use this new technology not only to cool the great outdoors, but also as a tool to create wonderful aesthetically pleasing areas in and around the landscape.
The following areas have great potential in creating the look where talking about.
- Misting placed high in trees for a fogging effect emanating from the tree. To accomplish this look, a tree of medium height say around 35 feet can have 5 to 10 mist nozzles placed into its canopy creating a magical fog. With addition of low voltage lighting and a timer the effect could be very dramatic and quite the crowd pleaser at parties and other functions.
- Low mounted mist nozzles on lit pathways winding through the landscape or down a landscaped corridor into a courtyard is a stunning look that is sure to please any homeowner. These should be spaced out about every 10 feet for dramatic effect.
- Addition of mist or fog around any water feature or fountain is always a winner and it only takes a few strategically placed nozzles to get great results. If you are having a swimming pool installed insist that the pool contractor install mist fog at the water level and on waterfalls. The effect is so great everyone will be talking about it and I am quite sure your neighbors don’t have it, but they will.
- Misting is also beneficial to plants like Ferns, Hostas and most Tropical Plants. Adding mist in and around any plant material will enhance the look of the landscape.
- Play ground equipment, trampolines and other play structures can have mist
- cooling adapted to them as well making these areas more fun and more comfortable during the hot summer months.
So as you can see there are many applications for this new and exciting thing we call mist. Put on your designing scarf, think outside of the box and see what mist can do for you.