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.
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Nothing so completely transforms a garden as a water feature, whether it is a placid pool or pond, a flowing stream, or a burbling fountain. Filled with ideas and practical suggestions, this profusely illustrated guide offers all the knowledge needed to incorporate any water feature, large or small, into any garden.About the Author:
Anthony Archer-Wills has designed and built over 2,000 water features - from small ponds in urban gardens to vast lakes on country estates. He runs a design consultancy and water plant nursery in West Sussex. His innovative use of new materials and boldly imaginative construction techniques is widely acclaimed by gardening experts, and he is much in demand, in both Europe and the United States, as a lecturer on every aspect of water feature construction and planting. He is the author of many books. To visit Anthony Archer-Wills' website click here
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Descripción Barrons Educational Series Inc, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0812063325
Descripción Barrons Educational Series Inc, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1st U. S. Edition. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0812063325
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Descripción Barrons Educational Series Inc, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110812063325
Descripción Barrons Educational Series Inc. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0812063325 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1354914