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 In This Issue

 Cover Story - Exclusive Charles Winch Waterlily Collection at New Orleans Botanical Garden Creates a Summer Spectacular!

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Growing the Winch Collection from Tuber
& Tuber Propagation Illustrated by Craig Presnell

Web Journal of Assembling the Collection
& Repotting Illustrated by Kit Knotts

NOBG Before Katrina, Soon After, and Spring 2006
by NOBG photographers and Rich Sacher

   

Three generations of expert plantsmen contribute to
The Legacy of William Tricker
by Kit Knotts with Jim Lawrie

Gallery of Plates from The Water Garden
by William Tricker 1897

   
  Saving the World's
Coldest Growing Lotus
Russia's Nelumbo komarovii
by Alexander Nijman 
   
  These plants may sound a little dangerous
but they have a charm all their own!
Carnivorous Plants
For In and Around Your Water Garden
by Doug Darnowski
   
  Notes on Victoria amazonica (Poepp.) J.E. Sowerby
at the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Gardens
English | Português

by Bruno Rezende Silva, Yara Britto, Luisa Maria Rocha
   
 

New Plants (and a New Book!)

Dieter Bechthold's Nymphaea 'Pattern Ruby'
and with Harro Hieronimus
Seerosen, Blütenzauber im Gartenteich

   
  From Around the World  
   
  Kudos to a couple of waterlily nurseries, gorgeous new Iris,
native species news, a celebration, and what a toad will get you
are all part of --
Australian Roundup by Philip Swindells 
   
  The mild climate and skilled labor offer opportunities for -
Building a Concrete Pond in Panamá
by Carla Black, Volcán, Chiriquí, República de Panamá
 
 

Thailand

The untold story of the strangely beautiful
Nymphaea ‘Nangkwag'
by Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman

   
 

United Kingdom, Scotland

What is that in the pond at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh?
Molecules Matter! (as long as they're not taking the space of the rapidly growing Victorias)
by Pat Clifford, Senior Horticulturist, RBGE

   
  United States 
 

Northeast

It's that time again! Louis Belloisy shares the aches, pains and joys of
Opening My Pond in Spring

   
 

North Central

The Early Bird Gets the Worm
Marsh marigold and water hawthorne announce the arrival of spring!
by Joe Summers, St. Louis, Missouri
Mel Jackson photos

   
 

Northwest

Native ornamental aquatics and tried and true performers top the list in the Pacific Wonderland of Willamette Valley!
Go With What Works
by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon

   
 

Southwest

Get your pond ready for a long and rewarding summer -
Spring Pond Activities
by Leo Martin, Phoenix, Arizona

   
 

South Central 

Count on San Antonio's Duane Eaton to tell us a fish story!
How to Sponsor a Fish Sale, Texas Style

   
 

Southeast

For quick success with waterlily seeds, tubers and Victoria --
Get Yourself into Hot Water!
by Rich Sacher, New Orleans, Louisiana

Journal Archive
Index to Articles by Subject

WGI ONLINE Journal
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Editor-in-Chief - Charles B. Thomas
Design Director - Kit Knotts

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
  Australia 
  Philip Swindells
Noelene Pullen
  Brazil
    Bruno Rezende Silva, Yara Britto, Luisa Maria Rocha -
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
  Bolivia   
    Luzmila (Chiqui ) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  China
  Dr. Xiaobao Jin, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences 
  Cyprus 
    Andreas Protopapas 
  France   
    Barbara Davies 
  Germany
    Dieter Bechthold 
  India  
    KK Agrawal 
  Italy   
    Alberto Grossi 
  The Netherlands 
    Alexander Nijman 
  Panama 
    Carla Black
  Thailand   
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland 
  United States
    Northeast - Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Northeast - Jim Lawrie, New Jersey
North Central - Joe Summers, Missouri
North Central - Doug Darnowski, Indiana
Northwest - Dave Brigante, Oregon
Southwest - Leo Martin, Arizona
South Central - Duane Eaton, Texas
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
Southeast - Craig Presnell, Florida
  Venezuela
    Fernando Santos 



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