Water Garden Design Rowlett TX

Local resource for water garden designs in Rowlett, TX. 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.

Covington's Nursery and Landscape Co.
(972) 475-5888
5518 Liberty Grove Rd
Rowlett, TX
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Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, B & B Plants, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Bird Baths, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Drainage Systems, Educational Books & Tapes, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fencing / Gates, Fire Pits / Outdoor Fireplaces, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture /…

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Calloway's Nursery
(972) 686-0048
4220 North Galloway Rd.
Mesquite, TX
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Preservative, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Groundcovers, Herbi…

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Calloway's Nursery
(972) 644-0144
2100 North Plano Road
Richardson, TX
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Preservative, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Crop Protection, Equipment, Nursery, Fertilizers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Gift Certificat…

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Calloway's Nursery
(214) 363-0525
7410 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Preservative, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Groundcovers, Herbi…

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Natural Environmental Systems LLC
(800) 999-9345
5000 Quorum Dr #300
Dallas, TX

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Rohde'S Nursery & Nature Store
(972) 864-1934
1651 Wall Street
Garland, TX
 
Attractive Gardening
(214) 293-7894
4016 Kyndra Circle
Richardson, TX
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Annuals

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Blue Sky Services
(214) 258-3759
PO Box 866126
Plano, TX

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Calloway's Nursery
(972) 596-5211
1621 Custer Road
Plano, TX
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Preservative, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Groundcovers, Herbi…

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Nativedave, Inc. dba Native Texas Garden Designs
(972) 596-3889
P.O. Box 261845
Plano, TX

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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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