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IntroductionWater brings a magical ‘fourth dimension’ to the garden. Reflections, sparkle, musical sounds - if you have a fountain - and the opportunity to attract wildlife and grow the types of plants that are only happy in a watery environment.

There are so many ways of working with water that you are spoiled for choice. You can go formal or natural, traditional or modern; choose from open ponds or enclosed water features. There’s something to suit every style and size of garden.

Alan Titchmarsh
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4. Water garden

Pond basics
Water features
Water garden plants
Water garden planting
Bog garden plants

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