The aquatics are just the thing for lending a distinctive character to a greenhouse or a conservatory** if you build a small indoor pool.
This is easily done nowadays if you use a little artistic imagination with the help of plastics, and with care and the use of easily handled materials such as hypertufa (which has the appearance of natural-stone, but is lightweight and easily lifted).
Very natural-looking pools can be devised, complete with tinkling fountain and even fish. There are some especially delightful exotic aquatics such as tropical Nymphaea (water lilies), bur owing to the high temperatures they demand I have omitted them for practical reasons.(more…)