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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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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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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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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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Video of my friend Mike Giles Purple Hardy Waterlilies

I know I have gone a month without a post and that is not common for me as it is some other blogs. I promise the amount of documented content I have gathered on trips this year will be worth it. I spent the past few days with my friend Mike Giles and many, many […]

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Tanzanite – the video

Just how Purple is Tanzanite? It actually causes problems with our still photo as the purple (ultraviolet) wavelength is somewhat short and confuses the camera but our Camcorder did a fairly good job. Take a look, note also the fragrance on the flower is amazing. I never cut them and smell them but just being […]

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Waterily Seedlings

Today Mike Giles shows us many of his new hardy blue and purple waterlilies. These intersubgeneric waterlilies, Hardy x Tropical crosses are many of the first from North America. Mike has been crossing them since 2005 and these are the first ever videos of the plants. Beginning in 2012 PondMegastore.com will have exclusive sales rights […]

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Facebook Fix

We did fix the facebook link on the sidebar. Please Join over 6000 people on our facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/PondMegastore There are constant water garden photo contests in which you can win free pond plants or waterlilies of your choosing. The new PondMegastore.com is also still being updated with new help and resource pages. New features […]

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