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Janice Mason Steeves
travels the world in search of beauty to inspire her paintings
Introduction and Index
Lotus Series Gallery | Evening on the Lake of Dreams Gallery and Myth
Mudan Series Gallery | China and Tibet Photo Gallery and Diary
Lotus Pilgrimage Photo Galleries and Narrative
300 K - For shorter downloads Part 1 - Perry's Water Gardens
Part 2 - Lilypons Water Gardens | Part 3 - Longwood Gardens

Jardin Majorelle Photo Gallery, Marakesh, Morocco
Profile - Janice Mason Steeves, Rockwood, Ontario Canada

The Origins of Viviparism in Waterlilies
by Jorge Monteverde
Buenos Aires, Argentina
English | Spanish

2009 AKoiCA Seminar Pond Tour
300K - For shorter downloads Page 1 | Page 2
San Diego, California USA
by Pam Spindola

Finnage in Goldfish
by Peter Ponzio
Illinois, USA

If koi, goldfish, and “damnbusias” aren't for you --
Tropical Fish in the Water Garden
by Dr. Ted Coletti
New Jersey, USA

Is Lotus an Ornamental Plant
or a Vegetable? Yes!
by Warner Orozco-Obando, Ken Tilt, and Bernice Fischman
Auburn Lotus Research Project
Department of Horticulture, Auburn University, Alabama USA

They are far more than "jewelry" for your pond!
Dragonflies at the Water Garden
by Kathy Biggs, California, USA
Profile - Kathy Biggs

Are you seeing the world through rose colored glasses?
Factors Affecting Color in Waterlily Flowers
by Rich Sacher
Louisiana USA

Three Unusual and Interesting
New Marginal Plants

by Craig Presnell
Florida USA

Three Blokes, Three States, and a Foolhardy Bet
(or what Victoria and beer have in common)
Round 1

by Jeremy Prentice
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Australia

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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
Andre Leu
Ivan Noziak
    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
    Janice Mason Steeves
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
Li Shu-juan, Xi'an Botanical Garden
    Andreas Protopapas
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
Werner Wallner
    Alvaro Hurtado
    KK Agrawal 
    Michael Avishai
    Alberto Grossi 
    Kenneth Khoo 
    Fernando Molina O.M.
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  New Zealand
    Darin Brenner
    Carla Black
    Ana Veler
  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
    Laura Adams, Texas
Alexis America, Hawaii
Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Kathy Biggs, California
Dave Brigante, Oregon
Ted Coletti, New Jersey
David Curtright, California
Duane Eaton, Texas
Soni Forsman, Minnesota
Joyce Grigonis, New York
C. Barre Hellquist, Massachusetts
David Jones, Larry Schokman, David Blake, The Kampong, Florida
Tamara Kilbane, North Carolina
Charles Leach, Ohio
Leo Martin, Arizona
Joe Mascarenas, Colorado
Richard Moyroud, Florida
Warner Orozco-Obando, Ken Tilt, Bernice Fischman, Auburn University
Walter Pagels, California
Joel Police, Indiana
Peter Ponzio, Illinois
Craig Presnell, Florida
Don Pylant, Texas
Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
Pam Spindola, California
Joe Summers, Missouri
Daike Tian, Alabama
Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
John Wiersema, Maryland
    Fernando Santos 

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