Water Garden Design Lenoir City TN

Local resource for water garden designs in Lenoir City, TN. 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.

Meadow View Greenhouse & Garden Center
(865) 986-7229
9885 Highway 11 E
Lenoir City, TN
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Chemicals, Colored Mulch, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Container Plants, Containers, Craft Materials & Supplies, Crop Protection, Ferns, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gifts & Accents, Giftware, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Indoor / Outdoor Rugs, Landscape Des…

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Glendale Gardens
(865) 995-2025
1621 Bob Young Lane
Lenoir City, TN
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Annuals

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Molly's Flower Pot
(865) 425-0604
856 Oak Ridge Tpke
Oak Ridge, TN

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Willow Ridge Garden Center
(865) 481-3825
97 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN
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Annuals, Aquatics, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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The Flower Market Inc.
(865) 584-1679
4520 Old Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Ace Hardware Of Dixie Lee Junction, Inc.
(865) 988-5285
19670 Hwy 11 East
Lenoir City, TN
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Vegetables

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Pool Spa & More Inc
(865) 856-6800
7409 Hwy 411 S
Greenback, TN
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Out of Eden Garden Center
(865) 984-8500
2928 US Highway 411 South
Maryville, TN
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Ridge Greenhouse And Florist
(865) 482-1465
148 Louisiana Ave
Oak Ridge, TN
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Ellenburg Nursery
(865) 769-5677
722 Vanosdale Road
Knoxville, TN
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Annuals, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, 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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