The Water Gardener, Paperback


A reference for all water gardeners, whether amateur or professional.

From building a wall fountain or installing a pond to replanting a stream, it features technical advice and drawings, steering the reader around the pitfalls.

Areas covered include: designing a full range of water features, including fountains, ponds, bog gardens, streams and leisure pools; preparing the site, whether flat, sloping, wet or dry, on sand or on rock; construction methods and materials; special effects with lighting, stepping stones and islands; safety and maintenance measures; stocking a pond with fish and attracting wildlife; planting techniques; and a full catalogue of floating, emergent and marginal plants, marsh and water-loving plants, as well as waterside trees and shrubs.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 320 photographs
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Garden design & planning
  • ISBN: 9780711249622


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