A backyard water feature is a feast for your senses! It surrounds you with sights, sounds, colors, and a constant source of movement that will never fail to inspire you. Both soothing and invigorating, water features come in every size, from simple bubblers for patio-sized gardens to more elaborate streams and waterfalls. You can create a water garden without spending a fourtune or all summer doing it and maintain it yourself. Water gardens offer but with no weeding, no mulching, no pruning and no watering. It sure beats mowing! Backyard water gardens answers your questions about designing, building, maintaining, planting, and even stocking fish. This is the place to get your feet wet on the road to successful water gardening. Inside you'll find plenty of how-to and step-by-step photos plus tips for: avoiding common mistakes, properly sitting and sizing your water feature (how big is too big?), keeping up on year-round maintenance, choosing the right equipment and selecting plants and fish -- P.  of cover.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-08 - Publisher: Strange Chemistry
A backyard water feature is a feast for your senses! It surrounds you with sights, sounds, colors, and a constant source of movement that will never fail to inspire you. Both soothing and invigorating, water features come in every size, from simple bubblers for patio-sized gardens to more elaborate streams
Authors: Jacqueline Heriteau, Charles Brosius Thomas
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-02 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Water plants and accessories are the fastest-growing segment of the nursery business. This book, coauthored by the president of the International Water Lily Society (and owner of the country's largest aquatic nursery) is the definitive resource for North American gardeners. Full-color illustrations.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-08 - Publisher: Mendon Cottage Books
A Beginner’s Guide to Water Gardens Table of Contents Introduction Growing Plants in Your Water Garden Siting Your Pool Formal and Informal Water Gardens Shallow Pools or Deep Pools? Different Types of Pools Concrete Pools How to Make Your Own Pond Prefabricated Pools Miscellaneous Containers Polythene Sheeting Stream Gardens Bog
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: UNSW Press
"Don't drain that boggy spot--plant it" says an Aussie plant authority as he catalogs some 1,000 water and bog garden plants for warm temperate zones; samples water lilies, irises, carnivorous pitcher plants, bamboos, their relatives, koi and other fauna in 190 color photos; and offers tips on cultivation and pond
Authors: Helen Nash, Steve Stroupe, Perry D. Slocum
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Want information about aquatic plants that the experts treasure? Here are solid scientific facts on every plant that's commonly available, with all the growing details, and each is accompanied by lavish, dazzling color photographs.