Low-maintenance Water GardensBook - 1996
Imagine having your own water garden, complete with beautifully landscaped pond and year-round plantings, stocked with colorful fish, friendly frogs, turtles, and snails. These simple plans show how to create a water garden specially constructed for low maintenance. Learn about correct siting; preventing problems related to tree roots, runoff, and water tables; choosing materials that resist punctures and leaks; and making sure the garden is level, to prevent spilling and flooding, and accessible for easy repair. See how to control both plants and animals to keep them stress-free and disease-free, and how not to overload the ammonia and nitrite levels. Bonus: a list of inexpensive tools and a chart of simple babysitting techniques so you don't have to worry when away from home.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 1996
Characteristics: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm