Water Gardening for the Northwest

Water Gardening for the Northwest

by Teri Dunn

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Overview

Having a water garden is not just about the plants! A gardener can have a refuge in his or her own backyard. Part of the Can't Miss? series, "Water Gardening for the Northwest" provides recommendations for creating and maintaining a water garden suitable specifically for that region. It is an ideal resource for beginners in water gardening.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591861522
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication date: 01/02/2006
Series: Water Gardening Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Teri Dunn has written for Horticulture Magazine and catalogs like Jackson & Perkins and Burpee. She has authored fourteen gardening books including Can't Miss™ Flower Gardening, and Potting Places, which was featured in Country Homes & Gardens' book club in August of 1999. Her work in the Jackson & Perkins rose catalogs of 1996 and 1997 earned her two Catalog Age Gold Awards. She was also awarded a Quill & Trowell Honorable Mention from the Garden Writers of America for her 1993 article "Seeds Blum." In the fall of 1999, she was featured guest on the Discovery Channel's "Home Matters" show.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Joy of Water Gardening6
Chapter 1Getting Started: Choosing and Installing Your Water Garden12
Chapter 2Stocking Your Water Garden: Plants, Fish, and More46
Chapter 3Caring for Your Water Garden: Maintenance and Trouble-shooting88
Chapter 4Plant Directory: Can't Miss Water Garden Favorites126
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones166
Seasonal Checklist167
Resources168
Plant Index170
Meet the Author176

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