Making Water & Rock Gardens
|Médium / forma:||Tištěná kniha|
|Rozměr:||16,8 x 22 cm|
Water running over rocks is a welcome element in any outdoor space, having the power to soothe or excite. Whether you want a small feature or a series of waterfalls, this practical guide provides a host of inspirational ideas for using water and rock in your garden. Step-by-step photographic sequences and cross-sectional artworks show how to build a range of features, including a Rock- edged Pool, a Wildlife Pool and free-standing features such as a Cobble Fountain or a Brimming Urn. Useful sections look at introducing fish into a pond, while a helpful chapter on care and maintenance explains how to keep your water and rock garden in top condition. • Everything you need to know to design, plan and build a successful water and rock feature • Expert guidance on planting schemes and techniques, propagating plants and dealing with pests and diseases, as well as buying and introducing fish• Contains practical advice on materials and construction, with step-by-step pictures and cross-sectional illustrations for a wealth of different garden designs• Covers special features such as decking, fountains, bridges, islands, stepping stones and lighting, and includes maintenance instructions and a calendar of care About the Author: Peter Robinson trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. He is a regular contributor to garden magazines, and has also written a number of books on the subject of rock and water gardening.