Water Works

Water Works

Creating A Splash in the Garden

Book - 2002
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Written for gardeners and homeowners, Water Works is a rich and appealing source of ideas and techniques for anyone wishing to incorporate water features into their home landscape. The book covers everything from ponds, waterfalls, and streams to fountains, pools and spas. Gloriously illustrated with on-site photographs by award-winning photographer, Mick Hales, the book captures the imagination and shows exactly how to make water work to its best effects in the garden - tranquil, sensuous, or playful, water can set the tone for the entire landscape. The authors encourage gardeners to examine their natural settings so that they can build water features that blend well with the existing garden environment. The book also provides important design, mechanical, and safety information that readers must understand before they build or contract to build water features on their properties. A unique combination of landscape design and gardening know-how, there is excellent information - and photos - on plant selection for waterside habitats. This is just one element that gives the book an edge over other water garden titles. Another is the combination of pools and spas in the same volume as
Publisher: Chicago : Contemporary Books, c2002.
ISBN: 9780809297214
0809297213
Branch Call Number: 714 Gilmer
Characteristics: ix, 198 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hales, Michael
Glassman, Michael

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