Water Garden Design Jackson MS

Local resource for water garden designs in Jackson, MS. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to decorative fountains, ecosystem ponds, backyard waterfalls, backyard koi ponds, and water garden streams, as well as advice and content on backyard pond design and waterscape design.

Wren
(601) 922-3822
Attn: Rev. Allison Dickson
Jackson, MS

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Hutto's Lawn & Garden Center
(601) 355-9724
1320 Ellis Ave
Jackson, MS
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Harper's Nursery & Garden Cntr
(601) 372-7167
4517 Terry Rd
Jackson, MS
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Flower Seed, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Plants, Seed, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Rising Sun Growers
(601) 853-3597
650 Highway 51
Ridgeland, MS
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Rivers Greenhouse & Gdn
(601) 825-9816
4664 Hwy 18
Brandon, MS
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Lakeland Yard & Garden Center
(601) 939-7304
4210 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees - Cut, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fertilizers, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gar…

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Callaway's Yard & Garden Cntr
(601) 366-6463
422 N Mart Plz
Jackson, MS
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Martinson's Garden Works
(601) 856-3078
650 Highway 51 North
Ridgeland, MS
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, B & B Plants, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Brick, Bulbs, Business Services, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Compost, Composting, Composting Supplies, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Edging / Border, Educational Books & Tapes, Environmental Contro…

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Madison Garden Center
(601) 856-5554
811 Madison Ave
Madison, MS
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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River's Plant Farm
(601) 825-8916
590 Rock Hill Road
Brandon, MS
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Water Gardens | Create a water garden

Create a water garden

Water is an important element, essential to all living things. It is also a versatile element – sometimes tranquil and placid, sometimes roaring and powerful. For many, water is a soothing element, promoting feelings of peacefulness and calm, and for some, it is even a healing element, providing relief from pain. Is it any wonder, then, that more and more people are adding backyard water gardens to their landscape design?

A water garden is a pool or pond – usually man-made, but sometimes natural – that contains aquatic plants. Many also contain fish (usually ornamental) and rocks, and some contain more elaborate ornamental features such as waterfalls, fountains or statues. Popular in ancient Asia and revitalized in Europe after the Renaissance, water gardens are now becoming a common sight in backyards across North America.

Water Garden Designs

Just as with regular gardens, there are many, many options for water garden design. Traditional Chinese water gardens follow the principles of Feng Shui. They should blend in with their surroundings and use natural materials as much as possible. Watch out for sharp angles pointing toward the house (these are considered "poison arrows"), and pay attention to the direction in which the water is flowing. If the garden is being built around a natural water source, respect its original direction as much as possible so as not to interrupt its chi.

Like Chinese water gardens, Japanese water gardens focus on nature, striving to evoke natural patterns and distill the beauty of the natural world into a compact space. Rocks are essential to Japanese water gardens and are used in very specific ways – as edging for the pond or as stepping stones over the water. In both cases, the rocks are chosen and set according to specific Japanese techniques (gogan-ishigumi and sawa-tari, respectively). Shaping and landscaping must also follow special pruning methods. And, of course, Japanese koi ponds require even...

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