Zen & the Art of Pond Building

Zen & the Art of Pond Building

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Everyone knows ponds are beautiful to look at. But most people dona€™t realize how beneficial they area€”enhancing your well-being, cleansing and controlling the environment, humidifying dry air, and removing airborne pollutants. This focus on the healthful and spiritual advantages of both indoor and outdoor water-features is what makes this pond building guide so unique. Of course, it delves into all the construction basics with a stunning variety of lavish images, and explains how to stock the pond with fish, select plants, and install atmospheric lighting. But it also includes delightful personal stories from the author that illustrate the power of water, thought-provoking quotations and parables, and scientific analyses of exactly how water neutralizes negative effects on our body and mind.Whenever you build a ponda€”whether ita#39;s raised or sunkena€”youa#39;re going to have a lot of disguising to do. You know ... Take a wad of Spanish moss (available at garden centers and hobby and craft shops) and wrap it around a handful of soil. Place the ball wherever you want to hide something, and cover it with baby tears, which is an amazingly fast- growing and resilient ground cover. With the moss ballanbsp;...

Title:Zen & the Art of Pond Building
Author:D. J. Herda
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2008


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