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Quick & Easy Container Water Gardensby Philip Swindells
Part of the Quick and Easy series, Container Water Gardens is full of photographs and illustrations that take you through every step of the gardening process. Numerous design choices are offered and each includes a list of all the supplies needed to create it. Add to that an extensive directory of plants, water pump types, and fish and you have all the information you need.
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Lavishly illustrated with 150 color photographs, this highly visual guide teaches readers how to create exciting water gardens in containers for inside the home or outside. Using the book's step-by-step instructions, photos, and drawings, readers will learn how to construct, plant, stock, and maintain a water garden. Includes suggestions for the best water garden plants, fish, and water pumps.
Did you think the sophistication of an indoor fountain was only for the very rich? Not so! With these inspiring do-it-yourself projects for both still and moving water gardens, you can easily turn any room of your home into a spectacular showplace.
Quick & Easy Container Water Gardens makes it simple with step-by-step photographs and instructions for creating more than 20 stylish gardens. An illustrated plant directory features more than 90 varieties of submerged, floating, border, and water-loving plants with color photographs and at-a-glance information on planting and year-round maintenance.
You'll learn how to position plants and water features and incorporate fish to create striking, long-lasting displays.
It's easy to create soothing, exquisite water gardens anywhere!
In a garden, on a patio, on a high-rise balcony, or even indoors — container water gardens bring the soothing sights and sounds of nature to any setting.
Using step-by-step photographs and instructions and a plant directory of more than 90 water garden varieties, you'll learn how to:
* Choose, install, and maintain pumps and fountains
* Create elegant designs and maintain healthy plantings
* Incorporate tropical fish into your display
* Care for your water garden year-round
* Build and decorate your own containers or use store-bought containers
Table of Contents
Magic in the Movement
Directory of Plants
Things You Need to Know
What Our Readers Are Saying
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