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Water Garden Cannas

Water Garden Cannas

Canna come in so many colors (white, pink, peach, orange, red, yellow) including multi colors and variegated. A tropical plant that can easily be taken care of from year to year by simply keeping the root dry in your basement or garage. Many canna such as the Longwood hybrids can be used as bog plants […]

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EXCLUSIVE CONTENT – World introduction to Ken Landon’s Tropical Waterlily Tuber Storage up to 10 years.

EXCLUSIVE CONTENT – World introduction to Ken Landon’s Tropical Waterlily Tuber Storage up to 10 years.

This video is exclusive, it can be shared with permission. Ken Landon recently (Sept 2010) shared his way of tropical lily tuber storage. For years the jar sand method over 1 season has resulted in about 20% mortaility. That of course is not good especially when you have nearly 2000 lilies and 90% of the […]

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New Salmon Lobelia & Landon Fertilizer

New Salmon Lobelia & Landon Fertilizer

Salmon Lobelia: New Pink Lobelia that blooms from June until just before frost. Hardy to Zone 4. The plant has been given plenty of room to grow but have only reached about 14″ tall. Slightly shorter than the cardinal lobelia but should be comparable perhaps as it gets older. The second part of the video […]

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TUBER Video, Tim Davis Explains -Tropicals, Hardies, Dividing, and a lot more

TUBER Video, Tim Davis Explains -Tropicals, Hardies, Dividing, and a lot more

Tim Davis recently tested a new video camera we hope we will be sharing all sorts of information with you over the coming years. Since there are few water lilies to look at in April in Ohio we sent the camera to Tim in Houston Texas where he got some clips of the 2010 Nelson’s […]

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Did you see a Waterlily or Lotus

Here is the video Ryan put together for us last summer. I thought it might be helpful for some new water gardners this spring. Lotus are tall and stand high out of the water and for the most part lilies pads grow to just about the surface and sit there with flowers inches out of […]

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Activated Carbon for filtration?

Activated carbon or activated charcoal called by some has been used for many years in pond filtration. Known mostly for its properties as an agent that can grab almost any chemical and contain it it makes a great water cleaner. I recently learned about just how good a bacterial agent it may be as well. […]

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“Iris Secret” Avoiding Spring Algae

            I should start by saying that this works in properly maintained water gardens. If you refer to your water garden as fish pond or koi pond that is the first signal you might lean more on the fish and less on the garden. In the spring remember not to begin feeding your fish […]

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Paula Biles Interview (Part 2)

Paula Biles Interview (Part 2)

  PART 2         (To Learn more about Paula see the introduction in Part 1) Q You note some interesting research by scientists in the book. It has been a couple of years since the book was first released as a booklet. Are there any new technological developments that have been sparked by the lotus you […]

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Paula Biles Interview (Part 1)

Paula Biles Interview (Part 1)

  PART 1          I am happy to introduce Water-Garden-Blog’s first guest expert Paula Biles. Paula’s love for water gardening and lotus go back many years. She has been a great writer on a number of subjects and on many projects from magazines to journals and even a local Florida water garden club. Many water lily (Nymphaea) and […]

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Meet me in St. Charles…

Meet me in St. Charles…

      In a few days we will be heading west to St. Charles for the annual symposium. This years 5 day tour will feature Mr. Pairat Songpanich from Thailand. A special auction, local garden tours, a tour of the aquascapes building and facility, a Biotope Tour at Elgin Community College. And much more. Early registration […]

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