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Ponds & Fountains: Step-By-Step Projects (Smart Guide)
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Smart Guide: Ponds & Fountains leads readers through each step of selecting, designing, installing, and maintaining a pond or fountain. All the essential information a homeowner needs to successfully handle each task is packed into this concise construction manual. Detailed drawings clearly illustrate the step-by-step instructions, which are written with the do-it-yourselfer in mind. With the help of this Smart Guide, readers can add value to their homes while enjoying the greatest possible savings in time, effort, and money.
A water garden-pond and fountain-is today's sought-after companion to almost any backyard landscaping project. Whether readers are deciding on the type of pond that best suits their wants and needs or trying to decide whether a stream or a waterfall fits better into their landscape, Smart Guide: Ponds and Fountains has it all. Packed with detailed full-color illustrations, this guide will help homeowners plan, build, and maintain their pond or fountain with step-by-step do-it-yourself sequences and easy-to-understand directions. Chapters cover everything from plant and fish selection to tips on choosing a spray or statuary fountain, how to install pond shells, digging out a watercourse, and even adding accents such as bridges and stepping-stones to your backyard. For homeowners who can't wait to get started in the spring and want to show off their creativity, Smart Guide: Ponds and Fountains will not only help their project take off but will instill confidence to the finish.
Plan, build, and maintain with do-it-yourself sequences and easy-to-understand text. Covers plant and fish selection. 162 full-color illustrations and 50 color photographs.
Smart Guide Ponds & Fountains
This Smart Guide shows you all you need to know about adding a pond or fountain to your landscape.
More than 175 full-color illustrations
45 color photographs
Clear, concise step-by-step instruction
Tips that help you save time, effort, and money
Essential information to help you add value to your home
Table of Contents
Planning a Water Feature
Products and Materials
Flexible Pond Liners
Rigid Pond Liners
Maintaining Water Quality
Other Water Features
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