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All about Building Waterfalls, Ponds, and Streams

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ISBN-10: 0897215141

ISBN-13: 9780897215145

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Ortho Books Staff, Denny Schrock

List price: $14.95
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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. This all-new second edition provides the very best instructions…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Water Features in Your Garden
Water Gardens in History
Site Selection and Design
Choosing a Site
Analyzing Your Site
A Balanced Ecosystem
Pond Style and Shape
Which Style Is for You?
Attracting Wildlife to the Water Garden
Finishing Touches
A Design Checklist
Materials & Equipment
Bottom Drains and Bulkhead Connectors
Pipes and Fittings
Skimmers and UV Clarifiers
Electrical Power
Installing a Water Feature
Installing Flexible Liner
Installing Preformed Liner
Constructing a Concrete Pond
Installing Above Ground
Making a Bog
Constructing a Stream
Installing a Preformed Waterfall
Constructing a Naturalistic Waterfall
Installing Plumbing
Installing Lights
Installing Edging
Water Treatments
Keeping the Pond Clean
Seasonal Maintenance
Repairing a Leak
Maintenance Equipment
Pond Emergency Kit
Bogs and Streams
Clay Pond
Simple Lined Pond
Pond with Flexible Liner
Pond with Rigid Liner
Concrete Pond
Raised Pond with Waterfall
Pond with Waterfall
Dry Creek
Swimming Pool to Pond Conversion
Bench Seat
Water Garden Resources
Metric Conversions