Bubbling Urns - A Summertime Joy

Bubbling Urns - A Summertime Joy

a fun water feature !

Its 92 degrees outside right now. Sweltering. The air hangs like heavy drapes upon the landscape. There is no breeze. The garden quietly endures. So what can you do to lighten the oppressive atmosphere?

ADD A BUBBLING URN -  a recirculating water feature

Japanese style bubbling urn by Jan Johnsen

Why do this? Because the sound of water and its dynamic presence ( ask the great Dr. Emoto) add life and energy to a stultifying summer garden... 

Bubbling urns and fountains bring sparkle to your garden. You can build a recirculating water fountain cheaply by buying parts in a hardware store or more expensively by going to a pond supplies vendor....I am not good at hardware so I buy kits.


Bubbling Urns are set atop an underground reservoir that keeps re-circulating the water. Once the urn fills with water, the water spills over into the underground basin, which pumps the water back up through the urn.


flavio website

There are many how-to do-it videos on You Tube...The one I like the best comes from the pond supplier Aquascape  Like this one.

Aquascape provides a wide variety of decorative pieces that can be used as a water feature from ceramic urns to brass sculptures to carved stone structures.


  1. All of these are interesting and pretty. I do like to hear the water burbling in the garden. Mine isn't as pretty but it does the trick.

    1. that is all that matters, Lisa! stay cool....

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