Popular Pond Plants
Hardcover ISBN: 0764561405
How to use and maintain a wide range of plants in and around your garden pond, including water lilies, aquatics, marginals, and bog plants. The garden industry is booming, and this exceptionally illustrated full-color book is the perfect resource for budding or experienced pondscapers.
This book features all the popular types of pond plants. Specially commissioned step-by-step photos show planting techniques and maintenance, propagation, plus how to recognize and treat common plant pests and diseases.
Gardening With Water
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0679429468
An acclaimed landscape architect explains how nonprofessional gardeners can create dramatic landscape effects by using such water elements as fountains, pools, water falls, and dry streams, with tips on plantings, construction diagrams, and a glossary of favorite plants. 25,000 first printing. Tour.
Backyard Water Gardens
How to Build, Plant & Maintain Ponds, Streams & Fountains
Paperback ISBN: 1591865530
Backyard Water Gardens is a complete overview of everything you need to know in order to create a backyard water feature, from ideas, to installation, to maintaining, to stocking with plants and fish.
Life and Spirit of a Kyoto Garden
Hardcover ISBN: 1611720044
This illustrated study of Tenryuji, ranked number one among the five great Zen temples of Kyoto and a major destination for tourism and worship, weaves together history, design, culture, and personal reflection to reveal the inner workings of a great spiritual institution. Looking at Tenryuji's present as a mirror to its past, and detailing the famous pond and rockwork composition by renowned designer Muso Soseki, Norris Brock Johnson presents the first full-length "biography" of a Zen temple garden. Norris Brock Johnson is a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and has been teaching and writing about Japanese temple gardens for over twenty years.