Plants For Ponds Rock And Water Features

Author: Peter Robinson
Editor: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781844767519
Size: 10,52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This illustrated title shows how choosing the right plants can turn the simplest pond or water feature into a dramatic statement. A section on rock and water garden designs contains a wealth of colour plans showing different constructions, including rocky ponds and pools, wildlife pools, and streams.

Plants For Ponds

Author: Peter Robinson
Editor: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781842158449
Size: 11,23 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 890

This lavishly illustrated book shows how choosing the right plants can turn the simplest pond or a water feature into a dramatic statement.

Landscape Construction

Author: David Sauter
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401842819
Size: 10,88 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 440

With simple, complete instructions for a multitude of exterior construction projects, this publication is a valuable learning and resource tool for landscape contractors, designers, and homeowners. Photos and illustrations support the instructions for such activities as site preparation, grading and drainage, utilities and irrigation, retaining wall construction, paving, exterior carpentry, fencing, and such amenities as pools, ponds, and edging. Readers will welcome the easy-to-follow process of construction and a review of various materials, tools, and methods. A discussion of estimating and bidding for jobs will be of value to professionals in their work and of interest to homeowners as they consider their own exterior projects. This may be the sole resource needed to accomplish a multitude of hardscape construction goals.

Popular Mechanics Complete Home How To

Author: Albert Jackson
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781588168030
Size: 19,82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 424

Provides an extensive home repair guide for both interior and exterior home repairs, including installing windows, laying floors, and building fences.

How To Design And Build Your Garden Railroad

Author: Jack Verducci
Editor: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890246443
Size: 12,99 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 704

Increase your knowledge and skills with tips for designing, planning, and installing a layout; landscaping with natural materials; adding drama with structures, bridges, and trestles; and designing and installing water features.

The Water Gardener

Author: Anthony Archer-Wills
Editor: Frances Lincoln Limited
ISBN: 0711249628
Size: 11,34 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 308

A reference for all water gardeners, whether amateur or professional. From building a wall fountain or installing a pond to replanting a stream, it features technical advice and drawings, steering the reader around the pitfalls. Areas covered include: designing a full range of water features, including fountains, ponds, bog gardens, streams and leisure pools; preparing the site, whether flat, sloping, wet or dry, on sand or on rock; construction methods and materials; special effects with lighting, stepping stones and islands; safety and maintenance measures; stocking a pond with fish and attracting wildlife; planting techniques; and a full catalogue of floating, emergent and marginal plants, marsh and water-loving plants, as well as waterside trees and shrubs.

Backyard Water Gardens

Author: Veronica L. Fowler
Editor: Strange Chemistry
ISBN: 1591865530
Size: 16,92 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 292

A backyard water feature is a feast for your senses! It surrounds you with sights, sounds, colors, and a constant source of movement that will never fail to inspire you. Both soothing and invigorating, water features come in every size, from simple bubblers for patio-sized gardens to more elaborate streams and waterfalls. You can create a water garden without spending a fourtune or all summer doing it and maintain it yourself. Water gardens offer but with no weeding, no mulching, no pruning and no watering. It sure beats mowing! Backyard water gardens answers your questions about designing, building, maintaining, planting, and even stocking fish. This is the place to get your feet wet on the road to successful water gardening. Inside you'll find plenty of how-to and step-by-step photos plus tips for: avoiding common mistakes, properly sitting and sizing your water feature (how big is too big?), keeping up on year-round maintenance, choosing the right equipment and selecting plants and fish -- P. [4] of cover.


Size: 14,93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Water Gardening In Containers

Author: Ken Walter
Editor: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426191
Size: 10,92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 978

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Creating Water Gardens

Author: Ortho Books
Editor: Ortho Books
ISBN: 9780897214926
Size: 15,60 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 704

Offers comprehensive tips on how to implement more than thirty water projects, covering such topics as working within a given landscape, filtering, installation, and choosing the best plants. Original. 50,000 first printing.