A must for a realistic Japanese-style water garden area, koi pond bridges provide the perfect finishing touch. These bridges not only make a gorgeous focal point of your pond, but also give a means in which to cross over the water and can be utilized as a stopping point at which one can sit and enjoy the view.
Some people even use koi pond bridges to cross over ditches and other ground depressions to simply – and beautifully – provide easy access from point A to point B.
Handcrafted Garden Bridges, at www.RedwoodBridges.com, creates finely crafted koi pond bridges in both cedar and redwood. Not only can you purchase koi pond bridges at this site, it also offers easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions on how to build one. All bridges for sale come custom-designed and built, and can be ordered in any size up to 30 feet long. Handcrafted Garden Bridges offers a variety of styles with or without posts or railings in their ample selection of koi pond bridges.
Koi pond bridges can also be found at Redwood Garden Bridges. This online retailer offers bridges made solely from redwood lumber and that come in sizes ranging from four to 40 feet long. Sanded, all-natural redwood ages beautifully, and you can apply a sealer yourself to not only preserve the attractive red hue of the wood, but to prolong its longevity. Koi pond bridges offered from this site come built by master carpenters with more than 25 years’ experience, so you know you’re getting the best.
Cabinfield, one final Web site from which to find koi pond bridges, offers them built from arsenic-free, pressure-treated Southern yellow pine. This site offers bridges in lengths ranging from eight to 12 feet, and additionally features a three-feet-long “mini” bridge. Cabinfield’s bridges come unstained, but for a small, additional fee, the Amish craftsmen who build them for this site can stain these koi pond bridges for you.
Koi pond bridges bring immense visual and practical pleasure. And even if you prefer not to use them to accentuate a water garden, but to usefully beautify a ditch or low spot in your yard, the intrinsic attractiveness of these bridges will always prevail. So if you want to put that something special into your outdoor landscape design, consider koi pond bridges. They make the difference between ho-hum and wow.