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Waterscaping: Plants and Ideas for Natural and Created Water Gardens

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Soothing sounds, magnificent reflections, interesting and unusual plants: water in the garden is captivating. Now, whether you are installing a commercially produced pond, own property with an existing stream or pond, or face the challenge of landscaping a "too wet" area of your yard, Judy Glattstein covers everything you need to know about water gardening:

* Designing and creating a stunning natural water garden

* Transforming a wet meadow area

* Installing and planting in manufactured water pools

* Setting up container water gardens on patios and terraces

Synopsis:

Soothing sounds, magnificent reflections, interesting and unusual plants - water in the garden is captivating. Whether you are installing a commercially produced pond, own property with an existing stream or pond, or face the challenge of landscaping a too wet area of your yard, Judy Glattstein has you covered. Here in one beautiful book is everything you need to know about water gardening.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-176) and index.

About the Author

Not only is Judy Glattstein the author of the Storey book, Waterscaping, she is also a busy landscape consultant, writer, lecturer, photographer and instructor specializing in various garden subjects like native plants, herbaceous border design, naturalistic design, bulbs and specialty gardens. She teaches at the New York Botanical and the Brooklyn Botanic gardens while remaining active in many plant societies, including the Perennial Plant Association, the Hardy Plant Society, and the American Rock Garden Society. Judy's articles have been published in Horticulture, The Garden, Garden Design, Flower and Garden, and The New York Times gardening section. Judy gardens and lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Chapter 1 Natural Water Gardening

Chapter 2 Sunny Gardens with Moist Soil: Wet Meadows

Chapter 3 Sunny Gardens with Shallow Water: Marshes

Chapter 4 Shady Gardens with Moist Soil: Swamps

Chapter 5 Pools and Ponds

Chapter 6 Understanding Bogs and Their Garden Potential

Chapter 7 Water Gardens in Containers

Chapter 8 A Sampling of Water Gardens

Chapter 9 Planting and Caring for Water Gardens

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780882666068
Subtitle:
Plants and Ideas for Natural and Created Water Gardens
Author:
Glattstein, Judy
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Water gardens
Subject:
Aquatic plants
Subject:
Wetland plants
Subject:
Damp gardens.
Subject:
Gardening-Garden Structure
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19940105
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 3/8 x 9 1/4
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.28 x 7.38 x 0.36 in 1 lb

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Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
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"Synopsis" by , Soothing sounds, magnificent reflections, interesting and unusual plants - water in the garden is captivating. Whether you are installing a commercially produced pond, own property with an existing stream or pond, or face the challenge of landscaping a too wet area of your yard, Judy Glattstein has you covered. Here in one beautiful book is everything you need to know about water gardening.
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