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Ortho's All about Building Waterfalls, Ponds, and Streams

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ISBN-10: 0897214730

ISBN-13: 9780897214735

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ortho Books Staff, Marilyn Rogers

List price: $11.95
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A practical, easy-to-understand guide to adding both still (ponds) and moving (waterfalls and streams) water features to any garden. Includes complete, easy-to-follow instructions on designing, establishing, and caring for a variety of eye-pleasing water projects. More than 220 vivid photographs and illustrations, plus detailed instructions, make this guide a must-have for garden enthusiasts looking to plan and build a water feature. Expert advice on selecting the right fish and plants for embellishing any backyard aquatic paradise. Solution-based format inspires homeowners to confidently create water havens in their own yards. With an additional 32 pages of information, this second edition…    
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Meredith Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Why Build a Water Feature?p. 4
Types of Water Featuresp. 6
Building Materialsp. 8
Flexible Liners and Underlaymentp. 10
Preformed Linersp. 13
Concrete Pondsp. 14
Edgingp. 16
Equipmentp. 18
Aquatic Lifep. 20
Pumpsp. 21
Filtersp. 24
Bottom Drains and Bulkhead Connectionsp. 29
Pipes and Fittingsp. 30
Skimmersp. 32
Ultraviolet Clarifiers and Magnetic Algae Controllersp. 33
Electrical Powerp. 34
Lightingp. 36
Decorative Featuresp. 38
Water Treatmentsp. 42
Maintenance Equipmentp. 44
Making Designs and Plansp. 46
Siting the Water Featurep. 48
Design Parametersp. 50
Designing a Waterfallp. 52
Designing a Streamp. 54
Enlisting Professionalsp. 56
Simple Water Gardenp. 57
Ponds with Waterfallp. 58
Raised Pond with Waterfallp. 59
Streamp. 60
Bogp. 61
Step-by-Step Constructionp. 62
Constructing a Pond with a Flexible Linerp. 64
Installing a Flexible Pond Linerp. 66
Installing a Preformed Pond Linerp. 68
Constructing a Concrete Pondp. 70
Constructing a Bogp. 72
Installing a Preformed Waterfallp. 74
Constructing a Naturalistic Waterfallp. 76
Installing Edgingp. 79
Constructing a Streamp. 80
Installing Plumbingp. 82
Seasonal Maintenancep. 86
Spring Maintenancep. 86
Summer Maintenancep. 87
Autumn Maintenancep. 88
Winter Maintenancep. 89
Maintaining Your Water Featurep. 90
Repairing a Leakp. 91
Resourcesp. 92
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Mapp. 93
Indexp. 94
Metric Conversionsp. 96
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