10 tips for building a water garden | Living the Country Life

10 tips for building a water garden

With the right planning, you can create an escape that will add a whole new dimension to your backyard. Here's how to do it.
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Relaxation and inspiration

Claude Monet's paintings of his water garden at Giverny show a Japanese bridge gently arching over a pond full of water lilies, all surrounded by lush trees. Monet once said, "Suddenly I had the revelation of how magical my pond is. I took up my palette. Since that time I have scarcely had any other model."
The great thing about water gardens is they are obtainable. You can have one on your acreage! Here are some helpful tips for creating the perfect water garden for your property.

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: June 14, 2013

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