When you join WGI, you will want to read the first exciting
edition of the Members Only WGI Journal right away. Here you
find out whats new or newly discovered. Learn water garden
secrets. We invite you not only to read our articles,
but to respond to them.
After youve read this first editions compelling
stories, think about other subjects youd like to read about
in future issues. After all, WGI exists to benefit its members.
Letting the editor know what subjects interest you the most helps
to determine what appears in the future.
We feature water gardener contributors, amateurs through to
professionals, from around the globe sharing what theyve
learned from personal experience and research. Do you know something
others may be eager to learn? If so, please email the WGI
Journal with your story. Dont be shy if youre
not an experienced writer. Its okay to contribute your
story as a diamond in the rough. Our editorial staff
will gladly polish it for you.
The Journal team includes correspondents on all continents
where waterlilies grow. They contribute stories that they develop.
Right now they anxiously await hearing what youd like to
know about water gardening anywhere that it exists.
As a sixth grader cub reporter on the school newspaper, the
first lesson I learned was to be accurate. Remembering that lesson
for over half a century serves me well whenever I write. I always
look for accuracy. Accuracy serves this publication as a guiding
Nevertheless, we know that errors are bound to happen. Even
the worlds top newspapers regularly print corrections to
their articles. Please tell this editor if you ever spot an inaccuracy
in a Journal story. Necessary corrections will be published so
that readers are fully and accurately informed. We aim to disseminate
the most interesting, accurate, and helpful information possible.
The art of water gardening allows for opinion. People have
different opinions, even conflicting opinions, on the subject.
Yet more than one opinion may be right depending on a particular
time, location, conditions, and/or situation.
WGI supports the outstanding work being accomplished daily
by an array of water garden organizations. We aim to complement
their efforts, and not to compete with them. We publicize their
activities with this special WGI web site so that they may easily
learn from one another. Year around, traveling water gardeners
may check to see what special activities are available where
they plan to visit.
The important thing to remember is that WGI, including its
Journal, is you, and its here to serve you.when you join.
We earnestly encourage your active participation, both to read
and to contribute your thoughts.