Container Water Gardens

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Barron's Educational Series, 2001 - Gardening - 64 pages
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Books in this profusely illustrated series show amateur gardeners how to build the water garden of their dreams. Handsome designs and ambitious projects can be carried out with surprising ease by gardeners who follow the author's clear, step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions. Details include suggestions and advice for stocking water gardens with fish and embellishing them with aquatic and waterside plants. Emphasis is placed on low-maintenance water features that offer maximum beauty with a minimum of fuss. Approximately 175 full-color photos in each book.

This volume brings miniature water garden features into yards and gardens where space is limited. Projects incorporate features that include millstones, bubblers, barrel and tub ponds, trough water gardens, and much more.

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About the author (2001)

Philip Swindells has 30 years of professional horticultural experience and now works as a consultant specializing in the conservation, restoration, and management of historic gardens. He lives in London.

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