Synopses & Reviews
Written for the serious layperson, The Pond Manual explores the wide variety of pond ecosystems available, and their function; topographic and soil requirements, design and construction techniques, wildlife management, fish species and their cultivation, algae and plant control, parasite problems, chemical and physical parameters of water sources and water control/erosion devices.
About the Author
John Stephen Hicks is a senior landscape architect with over 30 years experience in the landscape planning and design of Ontario Parks. He has written many articles on pond management and wetlands habitat.