A great book for first-time pond keepers to learn from and grow with from an auther who is especially in tune with what pond keepers want and need to know. It's written to make all aspects of pondkeeping simple and enjoyable, from deciding on a pond to building it, stocking it, planiting it and maintaining it. Nearly 150 full-color photos help take the pond enthusiasts through all stages of consideration and completion. The "Simple Guide" format features lots of photos, tips, sidebars checklists and charts to make finding and using information simple. Extensive resources and a detailed index for further ease of use.