Summary prepared by Lenn Sisson
For 30 years, this book has been the bible of pond
building. This third edition has been completely redesigned to celebrate the anniversary and to incorporate the latest information on the subject.
More than 100,000 copies of the previous editions of this work are in print and it is the generally accepted standard text for constructing and maintaining ponds. It explains everything from selecting a site, designing and planning the pond
, to sampling the soil and planning for drainage and wildlife management. The book includes illustrations that guide you through the entire process as well as explaining the issues and decisions that will need to be made to undertake the project
The author has spent a lifetime working with ponds and has advised people
in pond construction and maintenance for more than 25 years. He owns and operates the consulting company Earth Ponds. The author of many magazine
articles on ponds and aquaculture
, he also is the author of The Earth Ponds Sourcebook and earth ponds videos.
Where to get it?
Creating aquatic environments
- article about Tim Matson
- collection of articles by Tim Matson
Aquaponics Forum at Permies
Hydro Forum at Permies
Pond Forum at Permies