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Creating Ponds, Brooks, and Pools: Water in the Garden

Creating Ponds, Brooks, and Pools: Water in the Garden

Ulrich Timm

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Water forms the soul of a garden. A quiet pond, a babbling brook, or a dramatic pool can make a garden unique. To achieve such beauty, however, requires careful planning and design. Using over 150 brilliant color photographs, this splendid and inspiring book presents the variety of possibilities for using water in the garden. The informative and enjoyable text provides helpful planning details, including advice on waterproofing, the shore formation, attractive plantings, even fish. Planning and building any kind of water garden is not only fun, it greatly enriches the joy that is found in one’s own backyard garden.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | Over 150 color photos | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764309151 | Binding: hard cover


Ulrich Timm is a freelance landscape architect and author of two previous books on designs for the home.