Statuary & Fountains
Statuary & Fountains Tips
Spend time in your secret garden sitting on a garden bench, listening to the tranquil sound of a fountain.
To prevent algae growth in either an indoor or outdoor fountain Wight’s recommends using Fountec Algaecide Clarifier. It is safe for all animals except it is toxic to fish. Please read the label for usage instructions.
We recommend PondCare Algaefix to clear or prevent algae growth in outdoor fountains or ponds. This one is safe for koi and aquatic plants.
To clean your fountain or statuary use a soft bristle brush and rinse well. Never use bleach as it can harm the finish and corrode the pump.
To keep the flow strong, clean the pump filter and back flush the tubing.
Before restarting your fountain for the season, check for any cracks. The best way to do this is fill it with water (every tier if there are multiple) and wait an hour or so. If the bowls are not leaking out the side, it’s a good bet the concrete is fine. This also checks the seals from tier to tier.
Next, test the pump in a sink or bucket. If you did not remove the pump (as recommended for winter) you can clean and fill the bowl and just test it there.
Clean the fountain with water and a soft brush. Rinse it once or twice and reconnect the pump. Get it flowing and check that the fountain is level. If the water flow is even, you’re all set up!
Add Fountec or Algaefix throughout the season to keep algae down. Enjoy another summer of fountain ambience!
Adding the sound and motion of water to your home and landscape is a great way to invest in your landscape and enhance your outdoor living spaces. The easiest way to do this is by adding a fountain or water feature. Our selection of indoor and outdoor fountains is second to none in the area. All our fountains are set-up and running throughout our store and nursery to allow you to see them in working order. Let our displays inspire you – you will find numerous smaller accent fountains as well as larger scale fountains and water features. We can also special order hundreds of styles in numerous colors – stop in and we can show you catalogs and pictures. Delivery and fountain installation are available by our delivery team. Wight’s wants to make adding a stunning water feature to your home both easy and enjoyable.
As with fountains, the selection of statuary and accents available at Wight’s for your home and landscape is outstanding. There are lots of unique pieces to compliment your individual style. From sturdy concrete and bronze pieces to lighter weight resin ones in an amazing selection of stains and paints, from rustic to contemporary, from Japanese gardens to cottage gardens, from benches to animals – Wight’s has a statuary piece for you.