Anthony Archer-Wills is among the world’s foremost authorities on water gardening and is responsible for developing many of the techniques now frequently used in the construction of ponds and waterfalls. He launched his own pond and waterfall construction business and aquatic plant nursery in the mid-1960s. After completing several large rock and water projects for Wild Animal Safari Parks, Anthony progressed into teaching. He was subsequently invited by the Agricultural Training Board and British Association of Landscape Industries to train companies in all aspects of design, construction and aquatic plant management. Anthony went on to lecture at Kew gardens, New York Botanic Garden, Chelsea Physic Garden, The Royal Horticultural Society and universities and training facilities in Europe and the United States. Besides taking part in several radio and television programs, including Animal Planet’s ‘The Pool Master,” Anthony has written numerous scholarly books and magazine articles. His work spans Europe, Asia, North and South America, the Caribbean and the West Indies.

Building on the Pond’s Edge with Anthony Archer-Wills

By Anthony Archer-Wills / June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Anyone who has a love for water in the garden will be aware of the many ways it can enhance the property and the quality of life of the beholder. Although a pond is technically a hole in the ground filled with water, it is so much more than that. Evolution of a Pond Builder […]

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