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UK Bestselling Books on Water Garden Design from Amazon UK

Ponds: Designing, building, improving and maintaining ponds and water features (Specialist Guides)
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Ponds and water features have been popular in gardens for thousands of years. This book is aimed at anyone who is thinking of building a pond, anyone who has bought some of the materials but doesn't know how to start or anyone who has a pond and needs to know how to keep it at its best.The book starts with the basics of assessing the garden, checking the site, planning and preparation, tools and materials and electrical wiring and safety. With the basics established the authors introduce the many different types of pond and how they can be created, maintained and enhanced.From split-level ponds to wildlife ponds, plant and fish and adding sculptures, bird houses, stones and bridges, each subject is presented in a clear way with box features, lists and questions and answers. The final chapter looks at water features - a rock pool or stream for a large garden or a small wall mask or trough for a tiny back garden.
List Price: 4.99
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By: Creative Homeowner.   2016-04-08

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady Colouring Book
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List Price: 9.99
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By: Michael Joseph.   2017-01-05

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner
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Search Press Books-Watercolor For the Absolute Beginner. Matthew Palmer is renowned for his beautiful, detailed paintings and his ability to teach and inspire beginners. With six simple step-by- step painting projects, this book shows how easy it is to produce your own sensational watercolor landscapes, including a wonderful windmill, stunning seascape, magnificent mountain, lapping lakes, a stream in a beautiful bluebell wood and a sparkling snow scene. Packed with easy to follow techniques and clear explanations, this book is the perfect guide to help novice painters learn how to draw for painting, create interesting compositions, introduce perspective and use light and shape to add depth, to paint stunning skies, trees, water and figures in watercolor. Authors: Matthew Palmer. Softcover, 128 pages. Published Year: 2014. ISBN 978-1- 84448-825-4. Imported.
List Price: 12.99
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By: Search Press Ltd.   2014-01-29

Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn
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Green lawns are restful to the eye, provide an excellent backdrop to plants and trees and keep the weeds down, but in low-rainfall regions they often end up looking scrappy and brown. In this book, pioneering nurseryman Olivier Filippi offers low-level planting designs that are eco-friendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional distinction between lawn and plant borders. Inspired by the wild plant communities of Europe, the Middle East, and the USA, these rigorously trialled plant combinations can be used on terraces, paths, gravel beds and flower borders, as well as areas that are traditionally laid to lawn. Plant choices include the tough new macrothermal grasses, carpeting groundcovers and stunning wild flower mixes that thrive among gravel and stone. With a plant directory that lists over 200 tough but beautiful dry garden plants and Filippi's innovative maintenance techniques, this is the perfect companion to his first book The Dry Gardening Handbook and will delight all dry garden owners.
List Price: 35.00
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By: Filbert Press.   2016-02-18

Planting: A New Perspective
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Planting: A New Perspective This eagerly anticipated new book from the pioneer of ecological planting demonstrates how Piet Oudolf builds his signature planting style. Full description
List Price: 30.00
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By: Timber Press.   2013-04-04

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Water Gardening
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Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Water Gardening
List Price: 9.99
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By: BBC Books.   2013-03-14

Underground Infrastructures: Planning, Design, and Construction
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Underground facilities, such as tunnels, sewer, water and gas networks form the backbone of the economic life of the modern city. In densely populated areas where the demands for transportation and services are rapidly increasing and the construction of new roads and railways are prohibited, the construction of a tunnel might be the only alternative. Brief and readable, this reference is based on a combined 75 years of field experience and places emphasis is on simple practical rules for designing and planning, underground infrastructures. The books’ begins with a clear and rigorous exposition of the classification of underground space, important considerations such as geological and engineering and underground planning. This is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for underground water storage, underground car parks, underground metros & road tunnels and underground storage of crude oil, lpg and natural gas. The book has 15 chapters covering various usage of underground space. There are about 135 figures and tables. The book contains about 20 case histories/examples.

One of the first book to address all of the major areas in which this technology is used, this book deals with major topics such as: hydroelectric projects with modern planning of complex underground structures; underground storages of food items, crude oil and explosives and highly cautious underground nuclear waste repositories. Rail and road tunnels and TBM are described briefly. Risk management in underground infrastructures is of vital importance. Civil Engineers, Mining Engineers, and Geotechnical Engineers will find this book a valuable guide to designing and planning underground infrastructures both in terms of its applications.

  • Risk management method for underground infrastructures
  • Vital tips for the underground storage of food, water, crude oil, natural gas and munitions
  • Provides design tips for Underground Parking Facilities
  • Instruction for the designing planning and construction for underground Metros and road tunnels
  • Planning and design of underground nuclear waste repositories
  • Clearly explains the benefits and drawbacks of underground facilities
  • Quick guide to the various modern mechanical underground parking options
  • Explanation of construction planning and Risk management
  • Places expert advice for planning and constructing projects at the finger tips
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By: Butterworth-Heinemann.   2012-06-19

Botany for Gardeners
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A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded a....
List Price: 14.99
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By: Timber Press.   2010-05-12

Designing With Grasses
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Ornamental grasses are the ultimate success story as garden plants and tick all the boxes for today's gardeners. As well as providing a glorious visual impact with their swaying stems and feathery seedheads, they also provide a dynamic sense of movement and calming background rustle as the wind catches their leaves. On top of all this, they are easy to care for, provide excellent wildlife habitats and are truly sustainable if you plant the right one in the right place.
List Price: 20.00
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By: Timber Press.   2011-01-13

The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, and Water
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Elements of Landscape Oil Painting
List Price: 30.00
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By: Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S..   2015-10-07


 

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