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New Waterlily & Water Garden Plants 2014 (part 1)

Sorry to say that this blog has suffered as many others due to lack of updates. That aside lets talk about the new wonderful plants we experienced in 2014. This summer we had the new / old pennywort ‘Crystal Ball’. An amazing performer that holds variegation in low nutrition water. In high nutrition you get […]

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Bimini Twist, new waterlily. Is there a catch?

Bimini Twist is a new waterlily, purple with hundreds of petals and a nicely mottled leaf from Florida Aquatic. I would love to say it is a near perfect purple which in looks it is, but there is a flaw. Bimini Twist has a short bloom time for  a tropical / annual waterlily. Acting more […]

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Germany Waterlily Tour 2013 – All international folks invited

This summer Susanne and Mike Muller will be leading a Tour of facilities across Germany. You have some time to sign up and learn about this 9 day fun filled adventure. Make friends and see many hundreds of waterlilies along the trip as well as other incredible stops. Email contact: info@wassergarten.de ==

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Water Hyacinth, being regulated into Oblivion

Kelly Billing and I have been discussing the threat to the most popular water garden plant for many months so we may not be as happy as our photos appear regarding this subject. Each year now it seems more states are regulating and restricting the sale of the water hyacinth. Understandable in Florida, Coastal Texas […]

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New Web Stuff

In the past few months we have added 700 waterlilies in total to the new website WaterlilyDatabase.com . Over 1600 photos and over 100 videos. At the same time we have been working with the International Waterlily Collection in San Angelo Texas and  Austin Texas on a Super World Waterlily Event in conjunction with LilyFest. Details on this […]

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Pond Plants and Water Lilies

This week more Pond Plants and water lilies are available for sale at Pond Megastore Nursery. Please be sure and check out the sponsor. Pond Plants are sold both retail and wholesale to all 50 states. Water Hyacinths are also now available.  

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What we did this winter…

Though it looks like the blog has been away all winter we have been actively loading new content to the web since August 2011. Larry Nau, Tim Davis, Zac deGarmeaux and a few select other wonderful waterlily lovers have launched the first phase of a new waterlily organization. World Waterlily And Lotus Association (WWALA). The […]

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Prevent Fish Death over winter with a Deicer

Deicers let toxic gases escape the from under the ice by causing a hole in the ice. The pond can then get enough fresh oxygen to keep larger koi and goldfish alive that may otherwise suffocate.

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Nymphaea Hidden Violet, from Randy McDonald

Nymphaea Hidden Violet. Properly N. ‘Hidden Violet’, is a newer hardy waterlily released by Randy McDonald. Originally a seedling of N. ‘Attraction’, from Perry Slocum, Perry sold about 100 seedlings to Brad McLane around the year 2000. Brad in turn sold many of the seedlings to Randy during a time there was a slight shortage […]

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Texas Dawn dedication as the State Waterlily of Texas

Three weeks ago our friends Ken Landon and Tim Davis put on the 7th annual Lilyfest celebration with over 240 waterlilies in Civic League Park in San Angelo. This year three new waterlilies were dedicated and the 1980s favorite Texas Dawn made by Ken Landon was honored as recently becoming the state waterlily of Texas. […]

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