Plants For Ponds

Author: Peter Robinson
Editor: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781842158449
Size: 19,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 614

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

Plants For Ponds Rock And Water Features

Author: Peter Robinson
Editor: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781844767519
Size: 19,83 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 181

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.

The Water Gardener

Author: Anthony Archer-Wills
Editor: Frances Lincoln Limited
ISBN: 0711249628
Size: 13,59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 791

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.

Landscape Construction

Author: David Sauter
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401842819
Size: 18,66 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 138

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: 10,95 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 863

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

The Rock Water Garden Expert

Author: D. G. Hessayon
Size: 11,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 871

How To Design And Build Your Garden Railroad

Author: Jack Verducci
Editor: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890246443
Size: 10,54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 122

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.

Backyard Water Gardens

Author: Veronica L. Fowler
Editor: Strange Chemistry
ISBN: 1591865530
Size: 20,27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 406

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.

Building Natural Ponds

Author: Robert Pavlis
Editor: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422351
Size: 20,56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 441

Building Natural Ponds is the first book to walk through the steps required to design and build a natural pond without the need of pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals. Coverage includes pond ecosystems and natural algae control, planning, design, aesthetics, and siting, plus highly illustrated step-by-step construction guidance, plants and fish, maintenance and troubleshooting, and large ponds and pools.

Gardening The Complete Guide

Author: Miranda Smith
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1607654369
Size: 16,53 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 172

Gardening: The Complete Guide will satisfy those readers who enjoy the process of gardening as much as the finished product. It contains equal parts of inspirational photographs and hands-on instructional pictures. The book presents the latest gardening techniques for the 21st century gardener with an emphasis on time-saving, efficient practices. There is considerable space devoted to growing herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruit. This book is perfect for the gardener who wants to know how things grow and why certain practices are more effective.