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DIY Guide to Ponds, Fountains, Rain Gardens & Water Features, Revised Edition

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Plan, create, and enjoy your dream water garden! DIY Guide to Ponds, Fountains, Rain Gardens & Water Features provides essential information on designing and installing all types of sustainable home water gardens, from naturalistic to formal, plus fountains, waterfalls, streams, bog gardens, rain gardens, and more. With this expert guide, you'll learn how to construct each of these structures, as well as how to incorporate a variety of aquatic plants, fish, and other pond inhabitants, and even how to design wooden bridges and stepping-stones. You'll also find advice and plants for all regions, plus special tips for gardens in extreme conditions and zone charts. A best-selling resource, this newly updated edition features today's newest technologies and products, such as pond-less waterfall kits for small spaces, as well as a new chapter on constructing naturalistic swimming ponds that are free from chlorine. Also included is new information on construction, planting methods, and various DIY ponds, water features, and rain gardens that are suitable for both small, urban lots and expansive suburban landscapes, making this complete how-to guide accessible for anyone!


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Pages 256
Publish Date 2023-02-21
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.0"
Author Editors of Creative Homeowner, Nina Koziol Tech Editor

About the Author

An award-winning gardening expert, Nina Kozoil has been an adjunct faculty member at the Chicago Botanic Garden and an instructor at The Morton Arboretum since 1998. She is a frequent writer and contributor for Chicago Botanic Garden's website, and she has also written for Aquascape Lifestyles, Organic Gardening, Chicagoland Gardening, Old-House Journal, Fine Gardening, The Landscape Contractor, Country Garden, and The American Gardener. From 1995 to 2016, Nina was a garden writer and contest judge for The Chicago Tribune, and she currently writes for Illinois Landscape Contractor magazine and teaches education classes at their annual conference. The Garden Writers of America (now GardenComm) awarded Nina "Musings of an Everyday Gardener" in The Chicago Tribune's Home & Garden section. She has also presented a variety of programs for the Illinois State Master Gardeners' conference, the Perennial Plant Association, and other organizations.

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