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Cover photo by Pam Wilson

Carlos Magdalena Revitalizes the Aquatics Collection at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Many Faces of Carlos Magdalena
More Images from RBG Kew
The Mauritius Report

A detailed account of this extraordinary repatriation project
Dan Leighton Looks After Kew's Water Lily House
What he does, how he does it and how he explains it to Kew's guests
Noelene Pullen on Kew, Carlos and Charles Winch
How N. 'Carlos Magdalena' Got Its Name


Wetland Wonders of the World
Discover Ramsar Sites near you!

by Jorge Monteverde, Argentina
English | Spanish


Creating New Tropical Waterlilies
Complete 300K - For shorter download Page 1 | Page 2
A paper presented at the 2007 IWGS Symposium
Bangkok, Thailand

by Rich Sacher, USA


A renowned koi judge explores the how and where of
Buying Koi

by Pam Spindola, USA


A sparkling array of recent introductions
and now-in-the-trade
New Aquatic Plants

by Dave Brigante, USA

  From Around the World  


We asked Nan how she became such an extraordinary student of and teacher on native Australian water plants -
The Quest for Knowledge
by Nan Bailey, Kuranda, Queensland



See the sea of lotuses at
Honghu Park, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province
by Johan du Plessis, South Africa



If you're the least bit handy, you can make -
A Homemade Biological Filter
that needs rinsing just once a year
by Peter Kacalanos, co-leader, Geneva Area Pond Club



Thai Hybridized Waterlily Competition 2007
Pictures of the winners!
by Pairat Songpanich

13 fabulous award-winning images from
Amazing World
Lotus & Waterlily Photo Contest 2007
by Pairat Songpanich 

United Kingdom

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's
Victoria Visits Gardening Scotland
by Pat Clifford, RBGE Senior Horticulturist

  United States 


In spite of setback after setback -
Basement Waterlilies Grow Up!
by Louis Belloisy, Morris, Connecticut - Zone 4 ½


South Central

How do you reverse a "cycle of dying"?
The Koi and Water Garden Club of North Texas
Saves Leonhardt Lagoon
by Laura Adams, Club President



Looking for a new way to display your aquatic plants? Try
The Moist Soil Garden
by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon



Diary of a Professional Water Gardener
Chapter 2
by Joseph V. Tomocik
Curator, Water Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado

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Editor-in-Chief - Charles B. Thomas
Publisher & Design Director - Kit Knotts

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
    Jorge Monteverde
  Nannette Bailey
Noelene Pullen
Pam Wilson
    François van Avondt
    Bruno Rezende Silva - Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho
    Luzmila (Chiqui) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
Li Shu-juan, Xi'an Botanical Garden
    Andreas Protopapas
Barbara Davies  
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
    KK Agrawal 
    Alberto Grossi 
    Fernando Molina
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
Johan du Plessis
    Peter Kacalanos 
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
    Kevin Kenny 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland 
Carlos Magdalena, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
Dan Leighton, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
  United States
    Northeast - C. Barre Hellquist, Massachusetts
Northeast - Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Northeast - Joyce Grigonis, New York
North Central - Joe Summers, Missouri
Northwest - Dave Brigante, Oregon
West - Pam Spindola, California
West - Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
West - Joe Mascarenas, Colorado
Southwest - Leo Martin, Arizona
South Central - Duane Eaton, Texas
South Central - Laura Adams, Texas
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
    Fernando Santos 

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