Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads: Creating And Enjoying A Family Pond by Louise RiotteCatfish Ponds & Lily Pads: Creating And Enjoying A Family Pond by Louise Riotte

Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads: Creating And Enjoying A Family Pond

byLouise Riotte

Paperback | January 4, 1997

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From siting a pond to stocking it with fish and planting in and around the water, Riotte's anecdotal information will lead to years of pond pleasure.
Beloved author and life-long gardener Louise Riotte passed away in 1998 at the age of 89. During her life, she wrote twelve books on gardening, companion planting, and garden lore, among them the ever-popular Carrots Love Tomatoes. Her father taught her how to practice astrology, while her mother was an herbalist. Together they greatly...
Title:Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads: Creating And Enjoying A Family PondFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 4, 1997Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLC

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0882669494

ISBN - 13:9780882669496


Table of Contents


Part 1: Creating a Pond

1. Building Our Dream Pool

2. Getting Started

3. The Joy of a Backyard Lily Pool

4. Pond Plants

Part 2: Fishing and Fish Farming

5. Fishing Down the Moonbeam

6. Stocking the Pond

7. Catfish

8. Raising Fish Commercially

Part 3: Other Pond Dwellers

9. Ducks -- and Geese -- in a Row

10. Frogging for Family Fun

11. The Succulent Crawfish

12. The Long and Short of Turtles




From Our Editors

Whether it's fishing by moonlight, planting iris and weeping willows, catching crawfish, or supervising an unruly crowd of ducks, Louise Riotte knows how to get the most fun out of a family pond. She shares her experiences in this entertaining book, presented with her trademark mix of facts, anecdotes, lore, and lively humor. Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads includes how the Riotte family built a pond; tips on fish farming with catfish, bass, or trout; creating a backyard pool for frogs and water lilies; waterside plants - beneficial and harmful; and recipes, stories, and fascinating asides