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The Aquaparque
Mérida, Yucatán, México
The first public park in México dedicated to water plants
English | Spanish - by Fernando Molina O.M.

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Profile - Fernando Molina O.M. English | Spanish

 

Thought "impossible", three stunning cultivars thrive.
The Nymphaea subgenus Anecphya x
subgenus Brachyceras Hybrids

by Kit Knotts
   

Donation of Nymphaea 'Pink Ribbon' Honors
Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Judy Zuk
1951-2007
by Joyce Grigonis
Gallery from Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Judy Zuk image by Lindner Stuidio / Courtesy of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

   

Award winning Thai hardy waterlily hybridizer looks at
Hybrids of a Reciprocal Cross
by Pairat Songpanich
   

Revolutionary material provides water containment
for a lifetime!
Polyurea Elastomer Spray Pond Liners
by Pam Spindola
   
  From Around the World  
 

Australia

Storm water recycling is at the heart of
A New Raingarden for the
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

by Jeremy Prentice, RBGM

   

Italy

A rare flowering highlights this acccount of
The truly aquatic Crinum natans
by Alberto Grossi

   

Switzerland

Aquatic Plants Thrive in a Swiss Koi Pond
by Beth Krasna

   

Thailand

Reporting on the IWGS Symposium 2007, Pat shares highlights of his
Asian Adventure
by Pat Clifford, Senior Horticulturist,
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

   
  United States 
   

North Central

In an effort to avoid bankruptcy heating waterlilies over the winter,
Charles Leach, Ohio, Zone 6, reports on his
Experiment to Save Energy with
Mini-Heaters - Part 2

(Click here to review Part 1)

 

Northwest

What is really bugging you?
Insects on Aquatic Plants
by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon

   

West

Diary of a Professional Water Gardener
Chapter 4

by Joseph V. Tomocik
Curator, Water Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado

   

South Central

Restoring the Lily Ponds
Japanese Tea Garden of the Sunken Gardens,
Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas
Chapter 1 - by Don Pylant

   

Southeast

This tiny waterlily brings new potential for small hybrids.
Lusty Li'l Nymphaea minuta 
by Rich Sacher, Louisiana

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

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
  Argentina 
    Jorge Monteverde
  Australia 
  Nannette Bailey
Noelene Pullen
Pam Wilson
Jeremy Prentice
  Barbados 
    Vicky Goddard 
  Belgium   
    François van Avondt
  Brazil
    Bruno Rezende Silva - Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho
  Bolivia   
    Luzmila (Chiqui) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  China
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
Li Shu-juan, Xi'an Botanical Garden
  Cyprus 
    Andreas Protopapas
Barbara Davies  
  Germany
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
  Guatemala
    Alvaro Hurtado
  India  
    KK Agrawal 
  Italy   
    Alberto Grossi 
  Mexico 
    Fernando Molina O.M.
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  New Zealand
    Darin Brenner
  Panamá 
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
Johan du Plessis
  Switzerland
    Peter Kacalanos
Beth Krasna
  Thailand   
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
  Trinidad/Tobago
    Kevin Kenny 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland
John Dawes, England 
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
North Central - Charles Leach, Ohio
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
South Central - Don Pylant, Texas
Southeast -
David Jones, Larry Schokman, David Blake, The Kampong, Florida
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
  Venezuela
    Fernando Santos 



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