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 The Impact of Legendary Water Gardens

In This Issue
Cover Stories - Three Legendary Gardens

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 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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by Carlos Magdalena
on the Occasion of its 250th Anniversary

 Missouri Botanical Garden
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by Craig Presnell
Celebrating its 150th

Monet's Garden, Giverny
by Derek Fell
The design philosophy behind
the garden and Derek Fell's
incomparable images

Space Age Art? or
Scanning Electron Microscopy of Aquatics
at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
by Pat Clifford, RBGE Senior Horticulturist

An in depth look at the intrigue of
Nymphaea prolifera
by Craig Presnell, Florida USA

Third in the series
Koi Varieties -
by Pam Spindola, California USA
English | Spanish

From gorgeous head to spectacular tail -
Goldfish Varieties Defined
by Peter Ponzio, Illinois USA

Auburn Lotus Project: Passionate Plant People
Unite with a Common Vision
by Dr. Ken Tilt, Warner Orozco-Obando, C.J. McGrath,
and Bernice Fischman
Department of Horticulture, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama USA 

Ten Mile Creek Nursery and the Auburn Lotus Project Team Up - Can you force lotus to bloom for a spring market?
The Great Lotus Experiment (Works)
by Laura Bancroft, Alabama USA

Review of the Waterlily in Thailand 300K
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Text and images by
Sqn. Ldr. Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Edited by Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat

There is a sustained-release fertilizer that gives great results -
Fertilizing Waterlilies, One Grower's Perspective
by Steve Stroupe, Alabama USA 

Always looking for something new for the water garden,
Dave Brigante, Oregon USA, explores and experiments with
Hardy Ferns for Ponds


WGI's Green Initiative -

Diary of a Professional Water Gardener, Summer 2009
Golf Goes Green and DBG Update
by Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado USA


WGI's Green Initiative -

Native alternatives to invasive plants
Boltonia decurrens (False Aster)
by Charles Leach, Ohio USA


Rich Sacher, Louisiana USA, offers help in solving your
Waterlily Dilemma
Day bloomer? Night bloomer? Both?
with tips for making the most of your pond space

Journal Archive
Index to articles by subject
Index to articles by author

is published quarterly by Water Gardeners International

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
Laura Bancroft, Alabama
Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Kathy Biggs, California
Dave Brigante, Oregon
Ted Coletti, New Jersey
David Curtright, California
Duane Eaton, Texas
Derek Fell, Pennsylvaina
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
Steve Stroupe, Alabama
Joe Summers, Missouri
Daike Tian, Alabama
Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
John Wiersema, Maryland
    Fernando Santos 

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