There's already a thread on conventional (terrestrial/earthen) gardens, so I thought I'd start on water gardens. I was visiting a local nursery last week, and they have a really water garden set up (about 2 m x 3-4 m) in the shape of an irregular oval. Anyway, some members have posted pictures or metioned water gardens (ponds) in the past. I'd certainly do one if the land was a little different. Here's some examples (no endorsement expressed or implied) - http://www.lilypons.com/ http://watergarden.com/ http://www.glencarwatergardens.com http://www.aquascapeinc.com/index2.php And there is plenty of advice/help on-line: http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/4dmg/Water/water.htm http://www.pubs.caes.uga.edu/caespubs/horticulture/watergarden.htm Maybe I'll just have to do one.