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Water Garden Journal, 1st Quarter 2018

Spring 2018 Water Garden Journal

Spring 2018 Water Garden Journal

IN THIS ISSUE

- President’s Letter

President Susan Davis outlines the new IWGS.org web site improvements in process.

- Home Gardening Corner

Planning renovations.

Behind the Scenes

Rich Sacher confesses the tribulations of being a waterlily judge.

Expert Corner

Mike Gannon demystifies black koi.

- Travel Report

Gianluca Bonomo takes a trip to America to meet his online water gardening friends.

See all of the photos from Gianluca’s trip at the IWGS Facebook page in a photo album entitled “Travels with Gianluca Bonomo.”

- Top Plant Pick

Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana

- Symposium Preview

Rolf Nelson tells us what to expect at the 2018 IWGS meeting in Texas.

- In Memoriam

Mary Mirgon

- In Memoriam

Virginia Hayes

- Travel Report

Denver Botanic Gardens through the eyes of Sander Dekker.

- Plant Research

Sander Dekker shares his experiences in growing tropical waterlilies in a northern climate.

Submissions
If you would like to submit water garden content for the next edition of the Journal, please send your submissions before June 1 to KathyJentz@aol.com. 

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Water Garden Journal, 4th Quarter 2017-18

 

 

Winter 2017-18 Journal cover

Winter 2017-18 Journal cover

 

IN THIS ISSUE

- President’s Letter

President Susan Davis introduces us to the European Waterlily & Lotus Association.

- Home Gardening Corner

Edging your pond can really set it off.

- Top Plant Pick

Iris laevigata ‘Variegata’

- Event Reports

The first National Symposium on Aquatic Plants and the first National Waterlily Culture Festival.

-  New Waterlily Registrations

The 25 new Nymphaea (waterlily) hybrids registered in 2017

- New Waterlily Winners

John Sou announces the prize-winning new waterlilies of 2017. 

- Online Community

Beginner Twitter tips. 

- Expert Corner

How to de-ice a koi pond.

- Plant Research

Jim Purcell delves deep into Water Hawthorn growing.

- Symposium Preview

Rolf Nelson tells us what to expect at the 2018 IWGS meeting in Texas.

- New Lotus Registrations

The 28 newly named lotuses in 2017 are pictured and described.

- Travel Report

New Orleans through the eyes of Sander Dekker.

Submissions
If you would like to submit water garden content for the next edition of the Journal, please send your submissions before March 1 to KathyJentz@aol.com. 

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Water Garden Journal, 2nd Quarter 2017

Summer 2017 Water Garden Journal cover

Summer 2017 Water Garden Journal cover

 

Summer 2017 Water Garden Journal

IN THIS ISSUE

~ President’s Letter

President Susan Davis “raises the vibration” in water gardening. 

~ Home Gardening Corner

How to care for marginal plants in your pond. 

~ Research Update

James Allison reports on new research about how pond dye affects on mosquito breeding.

~ Event Report

The schedule for the 2017 IWGS Symposium in Pennsylvania, USA.

~ Events Calendar

Find out about upcoming water gar- dening events in our listing.

~ Online Community

IWGS Members debate the cause of death of pond fish after a violent hail storm near Washington, DC, USA.

~ Member News

Charles Frase announces the donation of five of his father’s waterlilies to the New York Botanical Garden.

~ Expert Corner

Mike Gannon describes the prized Kohaku Japanese Koi fish.

~ On the Cover

The Pond Garden at Mt. Cuba Center, a native plant botanical garden in Hokessin, Delaware, USA. Photo by Kathy Jentz, as well as all photos on this page.

Submissions

If you would like to submit water garden content for the next edition of the Journal, please send your submissions before June 1 to KathyJentz@aol.com

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Water Garden Journal, 3rd Quarter 2017

Fall 2017 Water Garden Journal Cover

 

IWGS Water Garden Journal Fall 2017 cover

IWGS Water Garden Journal Fall 2017 Cover image

Fall 2017 Water Garden Journal

IN THIS ISSUE 

~ President’s Letter
President Susan Davis spotlights the recent devastation of public gardens from recent natural disasters.

~ Home Gardening Corner
Adding “magic” with night-time lighting for your pond.

~ Top Plant Pick
Kelly Billing describes the Golden Club (Orontium aquaticum).

~ Event Report
Marc Marrero and Vicki Aber describe their experiences attending the recent 2017 IWGS Symposium in Pennsylvania, USA.

~ Online Community
Kathy Jentz spells out why image is everything in social media. 

~ From the Vaults
Kirk Strawn shares the results of his hybridization of hardy waterlilies. 

~ In Memoriam
Craig Morell of The Kampong remembers Larry Schokman.

~ Expert Corner
Mike Gannon explains how leaf jams can cause leaky ponds.

~ On the Cover
Victoria waterlilies at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA, USA. Photo by Kathy Jentz.

Submissions
If you would like to submit water garden content for the next edition of the Journal, please send your submissions before December 15 to KathyJentz@aol.com. 

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Water Garden Journal, 1st Quarter 2017

Spring 2017 Water Garden Journal cover

Spring 2017 Water Garden Journal cover

 

Spring 2017 Water Garden Journal

IN THIS ISSUE

~ President’s Letter

President Susan Davis reviews recent board actions.

~ Home Gardening Corner

Six great ground cover plant choices for the pathways around your pond.

~ Event Report

A preview of the 2017 IWGS annual Symposium in Pennsylvania, USA

~ Events Calendar

Upcoming water gardening events.

~ Book Review

Subir Ghosh reports on the book, “Illustrated Aquatic and Wetland Plants in Harmony with Mankind.”

~ Post-Symposium Report

Demi Fortuna shares a tale of great adventure in pursuit of the American Yellow Lotus in Mexico.

~ Expert Corner

Mike Gannon discusses how keeping Koi and goldfish can help children with Autism.

~ News Brief

Evidence of water plants in the diet of early humans.

Submissions

If you would like to submit water garden content for the next edition of the Journal, please send your submissions before June 1 to KathyJentz@aol.com

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Water Garden Journal, 4th Quarter 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Water Garden Journal Winter 2016-17 issue

 

In THIS ISSUE

 

~ President’s Letter

The new IWGS President Susan Davis introduces herself and the rest of the new board leadership.

 

~ Home Gardening Corner

Five New Year’s pond resolutions to make and keep.

 

~ Event Report

A summary of the recent IWGS annual Symposium in Merida, Mexico.

 

~ New Lotus Registrations

The 22 newly named lotuses in 2016 are pictured and described.

 

~ New Waterlily Registrations

The 13 newly named waterlilies in 2016 are pictured and described.

 

~ Expert Corner

Mike Gannon describes the surprising spectacle of Koi or goldfish spawning in your backyard pond.

 

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Water Garden Journal, 3rd Quarter 2016

 

 

 

 

Cover of 3rd Quarter Journal 2016

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Presidents Letter
  •  From the Vault
  •  Expert Corner
  •  Garden Travel
  •  Online Community
  •  Invasive Update
  •  Home Gardening Corner
  •  New Plant Review

 

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Water Garden Journal,2nd Quarter 2016

 

IWGS 2016 Symposium Oct 25th - 29th in beatiful Merida, Mexico. Click to find out details.

2016 IWGS SYMPOSIUM

 

 

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Plant Registration
  •  Meomorial Fund Update
  •  Home Gardening Primer
  •  IWGS Symposium 2016
  •  Online Community
  •  Events Calendar
  •  Book Review
  •  Home Gardening Primer
  • Lotus Lore

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Water Garden Journal, 1st Quarter 2016

 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  •  Presidents letter
  •  Club Corner
  •  Home Gardening Primer
  •  Online Commumunity
  •  Memorial Fund Details
  •  IWGS Symposium Details 2016
  •  Chinese Red Lotus
  •  In Memoriam
  • Hybrid History
  • Lotus Research

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Water Garden Journal, 4th Quarter 2015

 

       

       

       

      IN THIS ISSUE:

      •  Presidents letter
      •  Club Corner
      •  Home Gardening Primer
      •  Growers Corner
      •  New Waterlily Competition Results
      •  Book Review
      •  Event Report
      •  In Memoriam
      • Online Community 

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