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Discover uses for water in gardening and agriculture beyond sustaining plants

An underwater view of a large, orange koi fish swimming.
Large koi fish require 1,000 gallons of water each.

Peggy Singlemann learns about ornamental water features for the garden when she visits retired landscape designer Bill Pinkham in Isle of Wight to see his 30,000 gallon koi pond.

Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger tours Wade’s Mill in Rockbridge County, Virginia’s oldest operating grist mill, with owners Karen and John Seigfried, to see how water power was used to process corn and grain.

Shana Williams shares tips for collecting rain water, and Jen Naylor explains how she uses Korean chili peppers to make her own chili powder.

Studio Extra:

Peggy is joined in-studio by Chris Bell, owner of Bell Pond & Patios to get pond building tips and insight on how to design a water feature to fit your garden space.