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Pavlis, Robert, 1953-

Building natural ponds : create a clean, algae-free pond without pumps, filters, or chemicals / Robert Pavlis. - xv, 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-150) and index.

Understanding a balanced ecosystem -- Environmental benefits -- Natural looking designs -- Planning and design -- Building -- Fish -- Plants -- Mainteneance and troubleshooting -- Large-scale ponds -- Pools, bogs, and rain gardens

"Building Natural Ponds is the first book to walk through the steps required to design and build a natural pond without the need of pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals. Coverage includes pond ecosystems and natural algae control, planning, design, aesthetics, and siting, plus highly illustrated step-by-step construction guidance, plants and fish, maintenance and troubleshooting, and large ponds and pools."--

0865718458 9780865718456

20179004131


Ponds--Design and construction.
Water in landscape architecture.

SB475.8 / .P38 2017

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