Plants for Ponds, Rock and Water Features, Paperback

Plants for Ponds, Rock and Water Features Paperback


This work offers practical advice on planning, planting and maintaining rock and water gardens including more than 300 stunning photographs.

It includes: everything you need to know to design, plan and plant a unique rock and water garden; detailed garden illustrations highlight the best plant selection to complement your chosen feature; at-a-glance lists of plants and materials required to create all kinds of rock and water gardens; clear practical advice on planting techniques, propagation and dealing with pests and diseases; and, a comprehensive plant directory includes all the major plant groups from free-floating, oxygenating and moisture-loving plants to ornamental grasses, trees, shrubs and alpines.

This illustrated book shows how choosing the right plants can turn the simplest pond into a dramatic statement in any garden and is perfect for the beginner as well as for the more experienced gardener.

A section on rock and water design contains plans showing different garden ideas.

Each garden plan includes a detailed list of suitable plants to complement your chosen feature.

There is also clear advice on planting techniques, propagation and dealing with pests. A plant directory looks at all of the main plant groups, with entries arranged alphabetically within each category and clear descriptions of each plant.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages, over 300 colour photographs
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
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  • Category: Gardening: plants
  • ISBN: 9781844767519



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