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Early 2007 New & News

Hildreth Morton, a founding member of the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society and for many years its treasurer, died April 14, 2007. Read about her here.

Renowned water gardening author Philip Swindells passed away in England March 29, 2007. His wife Hazel was at his bedside. Our deepest condolences to his family.

Philip's many friends and admirers around the world signed this get well card for him. It is with great sadness that we must now change it to a memorial, now incuding a lovely poem by his cousin Susanna Holstein. Write us if you'd like to add your name.

Read Philip's Profile

Ted Uber, Van Ness Water Gardens, California USA, passed away March 21, 2007. Carolyn Hayes Uber sent us this wonderful tribute to Ted -

Profile - Ted Uber

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Kirsty and Paul Thomas, Glenbogal Aquatic Limited,
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Australian water gardener Laurence Gedye passed away February 25, 2007. Our sincere sympathy to his wife Norma, daughter Kathryn, and the rest of his family.

Just recently, Nerissa Marshall named a stunning new semi-double dark pink hardy waterlily for Laurence, so his memory and legacy will be perpetuated in many ways.

New in the series for Beginners by Joel Police -

Filtration Systems
For Water Gardens and Koi Ponds

Natural, Biological, Mechanical


Experienced pond professional David Curtright addresses

Water Garden Safety

Gesellschaft der Wassergarten-Freunde's
Winter 2006-2007
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  It's Our Birthday!
January 2007 WGI is One Year Old! 
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