But it is necessary to be thoroughly assured of a good supply of water before laying out a water-meadow.
The mixture of seeds for sowing a water-meadow demands much consideration, and must be modified according to local circumstances of soil, aspect, climate and drainage.
There are two things to be attended to most carefully in the construction of a water-meadow on the first or second of these plans.
The next process is the forming of the ground intended for a water-meadow into beds or ridges.
To obtain a complete water-meadow, the ground will often require to be broken up and remodelled.