Format: Softcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Hearst Books, 2002
Lavish, full-color photographs and plenty of practical tips and instructions will help you create the backyard of your dreams. From formal gardens to family-friendly ones, the worlds best-known authority has a plan for improving your garden with a water feature that is right for you. Eighteen different garden types with incorporated water features span a range of styles and meet a variety of needs. Have small children? Add a child-safe pebble pond. No room? Try a mini water garden in a container. Want your shady garden to feel like a woodland paradise? Add a waterfall. Attract wildlife, raise fish, overcome challenges of climate, and more. Put a garden on a deck: hanging containers and potted plants framing entries, accenting corners, and decorating entertainment areas make it such a pleasant space for whiling away time.