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The Living Pond: Water Gardens With Fish and Other Creatures

Nash, Helen

The Living Pond: Water Gardens With Fish and Other Creatures by Nash, Helen
Format: Softcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Sterling, May, 2002
ISBN: 0806976810
$33.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)


A ponds tranquil surface of lily pads and lotus blossoms can conceal a surprisingly fecund realm teeming with fish, frogs, turtles, and other aquatic creatures - if you know what to do. In her latest book, acclaimed water gardening expert Nash focuses on the aesthetic and environmental roles these creatures play, and, by thoroughly detailing physical characteristics and culture requirements, plans habitats best suited to each species. From recognizing and treating health problems to understanding the importance of water quality and filtration, this encyclopedic guide is geared to maximizing your success. Whether you are adding fish to an existing pond or planning a new water garden with animal life in mind, the logical approach of Nash will increase your enthusiasm for aquatic gardening. But should you feel like a fish out of water when it comes to pond gardening, never fear: with Nashs expert instruction, you will learn how to create a water feature that enhances the lives of those who enjoy it while satisfying the needs of those who inhabit it.