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: 06/04/2000
- Category: Garden design & planning
- ISBN: 9780711249622