Simple contrasts spark garden interest: Scott Shrader edged a seventeenth-century stone water trough... with elegant, sheared boxwoods and ‘Blue Glow’ agaves. . . . the trough features a bronze spigot from La Maison Francaise Antiques, Inc that’s a replica of an old French fountain spout. West Hollywood, CA
Here's everything you need to know to build your own backyard pond. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners already have them and thousands more are installing them every year. Why all the fuss over a water-filled hole? Well, for one thing, gurgling waterfalls are inherently appealing.