Water Features for Small Gardens by Ethne Clarke

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Written in English

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  • Garden design & planning,
  • Water gardens, pools,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Garden Design,
  • Landscape,
  • Ponds,
  • Gardening / Garden Design,

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8923334M
ISBN 101841881554
ISBN 109781841881553

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Not only is it filled with beautiful after pictures, it has in-progress photos, construction details and technical drawings for each of the eight types of water gardens covered (with several examples of each), which /5(8).

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen. Waterfalls are a type of water feature that are typically found in conjunction with other water features like garden ponds or stream gardens.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive : Water features in large gardens and stately homes have always been designed to impress but small garden water features are definitely worth their place.

And although most suburban gardens can’t hope to emulate the scope and scale of these show-stopping installations, it’s eminently possible to. History. In early modern Europe, fountains were found in the elaborate gardens of the mansions of the wealthy, and in modern times can be an element in urban design provided by the municipal authorities or public subscription.

Water features are often found in gardens of middle class houses. A notable modern example is the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in London, England.

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Book Condition:VERYGOOD.5/5. To my mind, water is the son et lumiere of the garden. It adds sound and light and also brings in life. Water features are brilliant for increasing the enjoyment of gardens – but only if they.

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Water gardens, and water features in general, have been a part of public and private gardens since ancient Persian gardens and Chinese instance, the (c. ) Nanfang Caomu Zhuang records cultivating Chinese spinach on floating gardens. Water features have been present and well represented in every era and in every culture that has included gardens in their landscape and.

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