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Title:
Outdoor water features : 16 easy-to-build projects for your yard and garden
Author:
Bridgewater, Alan.
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Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books ; London : New Holland, 2001.
Physical Description:
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781580173346
Format :
Book

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Summary

Bring life and movement to your outdoor living space with the sparkle and cool serenity of water. Alan and Gill Bridgewater show you how to add ponds, pools, cascades, waterspouts, and more to your garden or yard. With step-by-step instructions for 16 easy projects that include a classic wall-mounted fountain spout, a Japanese-style bamboo water pump, and even a container bog garden, you'll soon be building a stylish water feature that's perfectly suited to your landscape.


Author Notes

Husband-and-wife team Alan and Gill Bridgewater have a reputation as authors of do-it-yourself books on gardening projects, furniture making, woodcarving, and pottery. They have written more than 45 books and dozens of magazine articles


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Part 1 Techniquesp. 8
Designing and planningp. 10
Toolsp. 12
Materialsp. 16
Pondsp. 20
Pumps and filtersp. 22
Fountainsp. 24
Cascades, canals, and bogsp. 26
Plants for water featuresp. 28
Maintenancep. 30
Part 2 Projectsp. 32
Container bog gardenp. 34
Wall mask waterspoutp. 38
Inspirations: Wall masksp. 42
Mini marble fountainp. 44
Romantic fountainp. 48
French millstone bell fountainp. 52
Weeping hypertufa boulderp. 56
Wine bottle spray fountainp. 62
Japanese deer scarerp. 68
Inspirations: Bamboo water featuresp. 74
Perpetual water tapp. 76
Copper cascadep. 82
Woodland grottop. 88
Copper spiral sprayp. 94
Glass waterfallp. 100
Still pondp. 106
Rocky cascadep. 112
Natural pondp. 118
Inspirations: Natural pondsp. 124
Glossaryp. 126
Conversion chartp. 126
Indexp. 127
Reading listp. 128

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