Water Garden Design Weirton WV

Local resource for water garden designs in Weirton, WV. 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.

Iannetti's Garden Center Home & Garden Showplace
(724) 729-3500
728 Steubenville Pike
Burgettstown, PA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Fish / Koi, Fish Food, Fish Health, Flower Seed, Fungicides, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Grass Seed, Gravel Mulch, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Hardscape Supplies, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Insecti…

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Janoski's Farm Greenhouse
(724) 899-3438
1714 State Route 30
Clinton, PA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Cactus / Succulent, Candles & Holders, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Collectables & Figurines, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Fall Decorations, Flags, Windsocks & Poles, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Baskets, Giftware, Gourmet Foods, Greenhouse Growers, Halloween Decorations, Home Decor, Jams, Jellies, Dips & Sauces, Perennials, Pla…

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Bedner Greenhouse
(724) 926-2541
315 Coleman Road
McDonald, PA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Fall Decorations, Ferns, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & Accents, Giftware, Groundcovers, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Produce, Shrubs, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Vegetables, Vines

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Harvest Moon Nursery Llc
(304) 737-0617
911 Washington Pike
Wellsburg, WV

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Imperial Agway
(724) 695-7388
400 Main Street
Imperial, PA
 
Digregory's Greenhouse & Garden Ctr
(740) 264-0926
125 Bullock Avenue
Steubenville, OH
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Hillyard Farms
(304) 387-0102
Rr 1 Box 133
Chester, WV

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Landscapes & More
(724) 775-1960
162 Hall Rd
Aliquippa, PA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Kbras
(304) 387-0097
001 W Carolina Ave
Chester, WV

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williamson lawn service
(304) 374-9281
102 orpha avenue
weirton, WV
 
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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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