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Nymphaea 'Siam Blue Hardy'
The World's First Blue Hardy Waterlily English
| Thai
Hybridized, article and photos by Pairat Songpanich, Thailand
Genetically confirmed by Dr. Vipa Hongtrakul, Thailand
Translated to English by Guntapon Prommoon, Thailand
Edited by Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat, Thailand
The Quest for a Blue Hardy - The Historical Perspective English | Thai
Profile - Pairat Songpanich

Darin Brenner creates a magical vision of
water, stone, plants and lore -
A Brook in New Zealand

Yes you can! Adapting
Terrestrial Plants for the Pond
by Rich Sacher

Tips for helping your fish through a stressful time -
The Koi Pond in Spring
by Pam Spindola


Nymphaea capensis in situ
Near Ellisras, Limpopo Province, South Africa

by Pieter van der Walt

  From Around the World  


Paul Noonan, Carrington NSW, exclaims of Euryale ferox -
What an Extremely Strange Life Form!




Building Yet Another
Concrete Pond

by Carla Black




Award winning hardy waterlily hybridizer looks at
Hybrids of a Reciprocal Cross Example 2
by Pairat Songpanich

  United Kingdom 



The X-ray Art of Nick Veasey

  United States 

North Central

Charles Leach, Ohio, Zone 6, concludes the
Experiment to Save Energy with
Mini-Heaters - Part 3

(Click here to review Part 1 - Part 2)



The surprising floral explosion of
Camas Lilies

by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon



Diary of a Professional Water Gardener
Spring 2008

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


South Central

Grand Re-opening of the
Japanese Tea Garden of the Sunken Gardens

Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas
Text by Don Pylant - Photos and captions by Duane Eaton



Garden helpers are not what you might expect when you are
Rural Gardeners
by Craig Presnell, Zolfo Springs, Florida

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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
Jeremy Prentice
Paul Noonan
    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
Werner Wallner
    Alvaro Hurtado
    KK Agrawal 
    Alberto Grossi 
    Fernando Molina O.M.
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  New Zealand
    Darin Brenner
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
Johan du Plessis
    Peter Kacalanos
Beth Krasna
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
    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
Nick Veasey, 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 - Craig Presnell
Southeast -
David Jones, Larry Schokman, David Blake, The Kampong, Florida
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
    Fernando Santos 

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