Japanese Garden Books – Building Water Features

Books List

How to Build Ponds and Waterfalls: The Complete Guide

How to Build Ponds and Waterfalls and Much More was written with the consumer in mind: it’s a show and tell presentation of everything needed to build spectacular water gardens. Jeffrey Reid proves that knowing the correct steps and using the right product for the job practically guarantees success. The methods shown in these chapters are proven, and have been taught to thousands of do-it-yourselfers.

In an easy-to-read and easy-to-understand format, this book shows readers how to build ponds and waterfalls, as well as providing information about Koi fish, submersible pumps, water lilies, water features, water garden designs, UV lights, rock placement, filter systems, pond fish, marginal plants, preformed ponds, excavating, pond liners, plumbing, and landscaping.

Ortho’s All About Building Waterfalls, Ponds, and Streams

Create your own private oasis! Enhance your gardens with the soothing sights and sounds of water. In Ortho’s All About Building Waterfalls, Pools, and Streams, you’ll learn the techniques professionals use to build stunning waterfalls, pools, and streams. From the hardware to the how-to, it’s all explained here. Plus you’ll find guidelines for stocking the project with fish and plants and plans for water features.

Outdoor Water Features: 16 Easy-to-Build Projects For Your Yard and Garden

No one can deny the power and attraction of water features. And it’s never been easier for gardeners to add the sparkle and serenity of water to their own landscapes. Garden centers and flower shows throughout North America provide both the tools and the inspiration; this book will give readers the know-how.

Projects range from simple to more advanced. Readers can choose among a classic wall-mounted fountaio spout, a traditional or contemporary cascade and garden pond, an authentic Japanese-style bamboo water pump, witty water sculptures, and more. With 16 projects in all, this book has something to offer all tastes, budgets, and abilities.

Each project is accompanied by clear, step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, plus helpful tips and techniques. Also included is a list of tools and materials. Whether readers imagine a container bog garden, a romantic millstone fountain, or a cascade, this book will help them make it a reality.

The Master Book of the Water Garden: The Ultimate Guide to the Design and Maintenance of the Water Garden

Water has featured prominently in garden designs for thousands of years. Its appeal to the senses-its visually compelling light and movement and soothing splashing and bubbling sounds-still attracts the imagination of gardeners worldwide.

With a wealth of practical ideas and tips on water gardening, this indispensable book helps minimize the problems faced in building and maintaining a water garden, and maximizes the pleasure a well-designed water garden can give. Including design options-for every aesthetic, space, and budget-this guide is not only practical but inspirational.

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