The Benefits of Installing a Pond In Your Garden

When it comes to the summer, it’s all well and good living near a lovely park or going on nice walks in the countryside, but nothing can beat having a garden to relax in after work. Having the option of a serene space to eat your breakfast or sip on a glass of red at the end of the day right where you live is unrivalled. 

However, one way to make this experience even more enjoyable is by having a water feature in your garden. The most popular of these is a pond; here’s why.

A Pond Can Help The Local Wildlife

Ponds are a great way to help attract local wildlife into your garden and provide them with a thriving habitat to call their own. As well as frogs and dragonflies, small birds, hedgehogs, newts and other critters will flock to your new pond. Especially if you live in a relatively built-up area, your new pond can become an oasis for animals that may be running out of places to feed and rest with a well-needed sanctum.

It Has Some Benefit To Your Wellbeing

As well as being a health benefit for animals, having running water in your garden is peaceful and can help to improve mental wellbeing. This calmness and serenity can help to improve mental health and reduce stress which can then have a knock-on impact on your physical wellbeing, too.

They Can Be Great For Family Life

If you’ve got a young family, having a pond is a great educational tool and can also help to generate an appreciation for nature in little ones. Watching wildlife can be a profound source of inspiration for children, it can help them understand the world around them and the complexity of nature. You never know, the simple act of having a pond in your garden could inspire a child to become a vet or a conservationist.

Contact Mitchell & Mayle For Pond Digging in Cambridge

As well as being experts in drain repair, maintenance and septic tanks, Mitchell & Mayle can also offer services in general property maintenance. As well a gutter cleaning, waste removal and concreting, this also includes pond digging. If you’re thinking of installing a pond in Cambridge, look no further than Mitchell & Mayle.

To find out more, contact us today. You can find us at 18 Prickwillow Road,

Isleham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5RG, call us on 01353 687 984 or email us at

Richard Pickul