The Master Book of the Water Garden

The Master Book of the Water Garden - Gardening Book

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The Master Book of the Water Garden
The Ultimate Guide to the Design and Maintenance of the Water Garden With More Than 190 Plant Profiles

by Philip Swindells

ISBN 0-8212-2796-3
304 pages, 8 1/2 x 12; full-color photographs, b&w illustrations; paperback.

Water has featured prominently in garden designs for thousands of years. Its appeal to the senses-its visually compelling light and movement and soothing splashing and bubbling sounds-still attracts the imagination of gardeners worldwide.

With a wealth of practical ideas and tips on water gardening, this indispensable book helps minimize the problems faced in building and maintaining a water garden, and maximizes the pleasure a well-designed water garden can give. Including design options-for every aesthetic, space, and budget-this guide is not only practical but inspirational.

About the Author
Philip Swindells has 30 years of professional horticultural experience and now works as a consultant specializing in the conservation, restoration, and management of historic gardens. He has written more than two dozen books and contributes regular columns to water gardening publications. He lives in London.

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