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Build a Backyard Fish Pond Without Going Belly Up
You can make an outdoor fish paradise of your own, for less than you might think. But you'll need this expert design wisdom
"a fish pond. So I wondered: What does it take to put a fish pond in a backyard?... of fish ponds in every shape and size, all the way up to a lavish $40,000 koi pond... next to a waterfall, watching the sunset as a grass-skirted man danced and sliced coconuts... shimmering koi ponds almost everywhere I stepped. Glimmering white, orange and black fish... fish ponds are not for the faint of heart. They take a lot of time and effort, love..."
Koi Find Friendly Shores in Any Garden Style
"A pond full of colorful koi can be a delightful addition to just about any landscape... well koi ponds will fit into other gardens, from traditional to rustic.... Koi ponds are almost a staple of certain landscapes, particularly Asian- or trop... contemporary gardens. If you love koi but these landscape styles don't appeal, don't worry... then the pond water flows back to the pond through two jug waterfalls. We also have..."
8 Pool Water Features That Venture Into Fantasy
Mimic a mermaid in a secret grotto, wade near a waterfall or pose by a pond. These pool designs let imagination take the lead
"near a waterfall or pose by a pond. These pool designs let imagination take the lead... swim-through waterfalls, these spectacular pool designs incorporate some kind of moving... behind the waterfalls (especially the 3rd photo) They look so tempting to explore. i am... massive waterfalls that lead to a hidden grotto. Smart-phone apps like iAquaLink or... pool or waterfall with a single touch. Who says water features have to be massive..."
Explore a Magical Restored English Garden
History comes alive in the gardens of a Rochester townhouse, filled with sculptural yew, a topiary parterre and an archway-draped pond
"in the gardens of a Rochester townhouse, filled with sculptural yew, a topiary parterre... historic gardens, from the landscapes of stately mansions to the more intimate gardens... renowned gardeners such as Lawrence Johnson, who designed Hidcote. This summer I returned... returned to a garden that I fell in love with last year. It really is a magical composition... Style Gardens Gorgeous home and Gardens! Thanks for sharing with those of us who..."
Great Design Plant: Golden Creeping Jenny
"additions to a garden, and definitely worth the time they take to mature. But if you're looking... "Secret Garden" effect. Pretty! I have it growing in my pond and it is quite happy... a grey garden! Be careful. It can take over a garden. Pretty in pots. I love it... garden, "A RAIN GARDEN" it removes run off water from the rain drain or street... through your garden if you are not careful. I have it growing in various places including..."
Tranquil Water Gardens
"elaborate pond with a waterfall. Depending upon your property and budget, there's plenty... to your garden landscape. Water features can be as simple as a small modern-style... g the garden. It would be nice if you added more garden furniture. Beautiful post... near the pond. It matches the color of the wall which complements the serene environment... cascading waterfall adds movement and sound as well as aerates the pond for healtlhy..."
Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants for a Shady, Wet Site
Transform a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling of flowers
"shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling... experienced gardener shudder. Yet there are some stunning perennials, shrubs and even... This garden has been transformed into a cool, leafy glade through a combination... with waterfalls of soft grasses softening the lines. Thoughtfully placed containers... Sifford Garden Design - first of all thank you and secondly WOW! Love your garden and..."
Stroll Through a Magnificent Japanese Garden, Newly Renovated
Get a glimpse of the Huntington's Japanese Garden today along with its storied past in a glossy new book
"Japanese Garden today along with its storied past in a glossy new book... Chinese Garden, assembled a group of experts to write sections to reveal the garden’s... Japanese gardens. Mention bonsai and native varietals of bamboo and throw in a koi pond... pond or two, and I’m all ears. So when I heard that the Huntington Library, Art... Botanical Gardens had just published a book to celebrate the 100th year of its iconic..."
Have Your Garden Fountain and Be Water Wise Too
Learn which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for placement and use
"point of a garden. And nothing brings a feeling of coolness and tranquility quite like... like a pond or fountain. But what about water consumption? In warm climates how you... back yard ponds of similar sizes. We were sure tree roots had compromised the pond in... back yard pond will get replaced by a small pool with a waterfall, but that's a couple... the rear pond, which we have kept. The other 2 are of the revamp of the front yard with..."
13 Risks to Take for True Garden Rewards
Go ahead, be a rebel. Breaking rules in the garden can lead to more happiness, creativity and connection with the earth
"in the garden can lead to more happiness, creativity and connection with the earth... unwritten gardening rules, then break them with gusto. The advantage of breaking such... reimagine your garden — just in time for the plant catalogs that will be hitting your mailbox... vegetable gardens or given over to a 'drought garden' of rocks and cactuses or - God... in my garden. Having embraced gardening when I moved into my home 2 years ago - when..."
How to Design a Garden That Lasts
"in the garden corner for temporary storage until you can place them where you envisioned... walking the garden, pot in hand, trying to find the right place before giving up. It’s... frustrating. Gardeners and landscape designers have to think not just about where plants... as you garden for the future.... put our waterfall and pond in about 4 years ago and now have plenty of tree frogs very... Amazing garden...I loved the way you have designed your garden. Thx for the information..."
9 Ideas for Thoughtful Gardening in 2014
Start the year with a new way of thinking about your yard. Does one of these garden experiences sound good to you?
"these garden experiences sound good to you?... thoughtful gardens and good ideas transcend aesthetics and style. In the projects we’ve... what the garden means without imposing rules or expectations. We’ve planted the seeds... planting a garden. The only thing I can add is to include art in the garden. Any art... Thoughtful Garden. This type of garden does indeed transcend fads, as does great architecture... sheltered rain garden where one can sit and watch the raindrops splash on a pond or bounce..."
7 Tropical Bulbs for a Summer Garden That Wows
"heat for garden thrills with an exotic flair... patterns to gardens anywhere; in temperate regions they can be dug up in fall and replanted... s for gardeners in warmer climate zones, who can't grow typical springtime bulbs... my bog garden which is doing ok, although I think it would have preferred to winter... marginal-pond/bog plants. Could that be it? Hmmm...we have had a lot of rain, and when... zone 7a garden and, although its leaves naturally died off after the first frost, it..."
Unwind in Your Own Private Garden Escape
When the world is getting on your last nerve, an outdoor refuge can soothe and nurture. Here's how to design a garden with relaxing in mind
"design a garden with relaxing in mind... personal garden space even in your corner of suburbia that authentically speaks to your... park or garden. As you say the entrance should make you want to enter the garden.... loving garden gates that are shaped like a moon. Search Moon Garden Gate and lots... natural waterfall garden reminds me so much of places in villages where we used to... of the garden described by my client as " the crowning jewel in our urban garden project"..."
Great Design Plant: Retreat to the Shade of Hardy Catalpa
Big foliage and a towering height provide a shady respite in summer, but that's not all hardy catalpa offers dedicated gardeners
"by our pond which are beautiful and handy. @Claire: click on the "check your region"... in the pond. But dark little pellets (which we have determined must be worm poop)... in our pond do seem to like them. This is a lovely tree - especially if you are... of my gardening books it is classified as a nuisance. Maeder2348: Thank you for... mulch my gardens. The earthworms turn them into beautiful soil over the Winter months..."