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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
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -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
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