The first section of this volume provides sources of inspiration and looks at all the design aspects you need to consider, from siting a pond to selecting the most appropriate water feature for your garden. A unique aspect of the book is the way in which the authors explore the thinking behind existing water gardens and show how they can be reworked to create a variety of completely new designs. Whether you have a patio, small city courtyard, or a larger suburban plot, you will find the right water garden design for you. The second section contains all the practical information necessary to construct a garden pond or water feature, and features numerous step-by-step illustrations showing how to install them safely and efficiently. Essential information is included on buying and selecting suitable plants to create the right setting for your pond or water feature. Photographic glossaries help you to choose the best plants and fish with expert advice on how to keep fish healthy. This volume features: a number of different inspirational pond designs for gardens of all shapes and sizes; practical step-by-step advice on all aspects of constructing a garden pond or water feature in your garden; full colour photographic glossaries of plants and fish; and troubleshooting sections on keeping fish healthy and plant maintenance.
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Debbie Roberts and Ian Smith run their own garden design partnership, Acres Wild. They have received numerous awards for their work and are often featured, along with their gardens, in books, magazines and on television. They both regularly lecture on garden design at the Inchbald School of Design in London.
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Book Description Collins, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007106602