Gardening with rock & water : a practical guide to design, plants and features with over 800 step-by-step photographs and inspirational plans
This title includes everything you need to know to design and construct a successful rock and water feature, with practical projects and techniques to make things easy.
It contains advice on planting schemes and techniques, propagating plants, dealing with pests and diseases, buying and introducing fish, and a Calendar of Care that explains key maintenance tasks throughout the year.
It is lavishly illustrated with 800 photographs and images, including step-by-step sequences and plant portraits.
Whether you want a small water feature or a series of waterfalls, this book provides a host of inspirational ideas for using water in your garden.
In the first section of the book, Peter Robinson celebrates rock pools and ponds, gravel gardens, wildlife pools and bog gardens, streams and cascades, and fountains, with nine special examples of rock and water features.
The next section looks at those vital finishing touches that can transform a water garden, including bridges, decking, stepping stones, fish, plants, islands and lighting.
With fully illustrated and explained practical projects this book is perfect for the beginner as well as the more experienced gardener.