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Complete Guide to Water Gardens, Ponds and Fountains

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ISBN-10: 1580111831

ISBN-13: 9781580111836

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Kathleen Fisher

List price: $19.95
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This comprehensive book provides information on designing and installing all types of home water gardens, from naturalistic to formal, plus fountains, waterfalls, streams and bog gardens.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Creative Homeowner
Publication date: 12/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288

The Complete Guide to Water Gardens, Ponds & Fountains
Planning Your Garden
A Look At The Past
Early Civilization
Persia and Islam
The Orient
Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Renaissance
Mid-to-Late 1800s
Modern Water Gardens
Planning Your Pond
Considering Your Lifestyle
Siting Your Water Feature
Size and Styles
Building Your Pond
Edging Options
Designing the Pond Configuration
Making a Site Plan
Design and Build
Pond Foundations
Special Sites
Installing a Flexible Liner
Planting-Shelf Options
Extra Support for Pond Foundations
Optional Cement Overliner
Installing a Preformed Shell
Streams & Waterfalls
Design Pointers
Choosing and Buying a Liner
Choosing a Pump for Moving Water
Plumbing Your Moving Water Feature
Installing a Lined Watercourse
Installing a Preformed Watercourse
Fountains & Light
Choosing Fountains
Spray Fountains
Statuary Fountains
Bridges & Stones
Wooden Bridges
Enhancing Your Pond
Creating A Wet Land Or Bog Garden
A Pondside Wetland or Bog Garden
A Freestanding Wetland Garden
Filling Your Wetland Garden
Specialized Plants for Bogs
Pond Critters
Choosing Your Fish
Water Quality
Bringing Fish Home
Fish Predators
Other Water-Loving Creatures
Attracting Birds
Maintaining Your Garden
Water Quality
A Pond's Life
Controlling Algae
Balancing a New Pond
Routine Seasonal Tasks
Selecting Your Plants
Plant Encyclopedia
Choosing Plants
Beware of Invasive Plants
Submerged Plants, or Oxygenators
Floating Plants
Water Lilies
Marginal Plants
Plants for the Periphery
Zone Maps
Photo Credits