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Old news is new again?

Old news is new again?

  Tim Davis, who runs the International Waterlily Collection website and the IWGS.org site has added some great new additions for 2010 for the IWGS site. A step by step revamp of the International Waterlily and Water Garden Society is underway. Executive Director Larry Nau and fellow IWGS members are looking into getting permission from […]

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Water Gardens and Drought Resolution

Water Gardens and Drought Resolution

     For many years gardeners and homeowners alike have had to deal with water restrictions around the United States. Some temporary some permanent law. If you are from a state or area with long term water problems you may have years of experience in some water solutions for gardens and being able to use more […]

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Lotus technology and science

Lotus technology and science

     Paula Biles, the worlds best friend of the Lotus and award winning co-author of the book “The Lotus: Know it and Grow it” pointed out a New York Times article last week about further discovery on how the lotus leaves stay dry. For readers of her book you will know that the lotus is […]

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Cartoons Pond/Garden/or Frog

Cartoons Pond/Garden/or Frog

Live Chat tonight at 9pm Eastern 8 pm Central … enjoy 2 garden/pond cartoons below If you see any Pond / Frog / Garden cartoons send them in!

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CAC Surprise Build San Angelo

CAC Surprise Build San Angelo

CAC Builders of San Angelo Project  A little background: CAC stands for Certified Aquascape Contractors. These are water garden and water feature builders from across the country trained and certified to install ponds from Greg Wittstocks Aquascapes headquarters in St. Charles, IL. In July the International Waterlily and Water Garden Society toured the Aquascapes Facility and […]

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So you might not ever see the “first” Blue Hardy Lily…

So you might not ever see the “first” Blue Hardy Lily…

      Unfortunately I did not stay until the end of St. Charles IL symposium. Over the weekend Pairat Songpanich, creator of “Nymphaea ‘Siam Blue Hardy’, spoke about the creation of the worlds first Blue hardy Waterlily. From what I know and I don’t know everything, there may not be a second plant. Though completely possible […]

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2010 Aquatic Plants!

What I mean to say is I want to know over the next 6 weeks or so what additional species you would like to see from our nurseries. We offer more aquatic species than any other retail supplier in the world thanks to our superior Florida growers who are constantly creating new impressive species but […]

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Memorial Day Gardens

By Nancy G. deGarmeaux   Many of our readers are getting ready for the Memorial Day Holiday.   Hanging our flags,  putting out our porch furniture, slipping in our screens, cutting grass, planting bulbs and flats of flowers, making our annual trip to the greenhouse for plants and flowers that will beautify our yards and water gardens.  […]

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“Good Friday” began in this Garden

“Good Friday” began in this Garden

Good Friday (Today) is remembered as the day Jesus was crucified and died. That day began in the Garden of Gethsemane. The garden at Gethsemane is still a garden you can visit in Israel; located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the Kidron Valley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees […]

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Winter Holds Strong into Early Week!

Winter Holds Strong into Early Week!

You know now that we have had quite a few nice sunny warm days it makes the frigid cold days seem three times as bad. Tulips, crocus, cherry blossoms all a sign spring is near, but it surely isn’t here… The great plains have seen three big snowstorms in the past 10 days as far […]

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