A native of Ireland, Eamonn Hughes has been designing and constructing water features in Europe and the United States for almost 50 years. Since moving to Oregon in 1987, he has built hundreds of water gardens in the Pacific Northwest both in the commercial and residential areas. His work has been published in many national magazines, and he has written and co-authored a number of books on water gardening.

Preserving Bog Wetlands

By Eamonn Hughes / October 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Over the years as development has intruded upon natural wetland areas, this critical wildlife habitat has been lost. I believe that we should take every opportunity presented to us as water garden designers to mitigate this loss. Construction of these wetland habitats is not difficult. Once a suitable area is identified, excavate a deep pool […]

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Naturalize Water Features with Terrestrial Plantings

By Eamonn Hughes / October 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

The sight and sounds of water in the landscape captivate our senses in a way that resonates deep within our souls. The movement of water in the garden washes away the stresses of daily life. After you’ve had a garden with a water feature in it, you will never again want a garden without one. […]

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