Water Gardening with Derek Fell: Practical Advice and Personal Favorites from the Best-Selling Author and Television Show Host by Derek Fell
Everyone knows that plants - even cacti - need water to grow. The lush plants featured in Water Gardening with Derek Fell thrive in and around ponds and pools. This fully illustrated guidebook offers plentiful information for choosing and growing plants - such as sacred lotus, giant Amazon waterlilies, and marsh marigold. - that love water.
It may seem like all the traditional rules are thrown out when designing a water garden, but Derek Fell provides a plethora of design tips. For instance, he shows you how to make Japanese water gardens and wildlife ponds, and how to create cascades and rainbows.
About the Author: Derek Fell worked as the White House's gardening consultant during the Ford Administration. He has his own show called "Step-by-Step Gardening" on the cable television shopping channel QVC. He's written several books, including Renoir's Garden, Shade Gardening with Derek Fell, and The Impressionist Garden, and contributes to The New York Times Magazine, Architectural Digest, Garden Design, and Veranda.