Membership Options


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Want to change your password? Under “Membership Renewal” below, click on Your Account highlighted in blue then “Edit Profile”. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and in the boxes under “New Password” and “Re-enter Password” type your new password.  Click “Save Changes”.


When you become a member you’ll gain INSTANT ACCESS to valuable benefits and join like-minded professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.  Choose the plan that’s right for you.


To renew your membership, go to your Your Account and click the link to renew


The IWGS international fellowship of water gardeners includes new water gardeners keen to learn, experienced water gardeners eager to share, commercial growers, hybridizers, botanical garden and university professionals, hobbyists with wide ranging experience, aquatic plant specialists, fish specialists, manufactures of water garden products, installers and retailers, and others who appreciate the delights of water in the landscape.

As a member of the IWGS your benefits will include:

  • Access to the members only portion of the IWGS website
  • Current state-of-the-art information on aquatic plants and water gardens including native waterlily species, disease and insect control and details of species included on noxious weed lists
  • The IWGS Water Garden Journal online addition with knowledge and insights from the world's foremost authorities of aquatic plants and water gardens (print copies also available, check your member level for details).
  • Invitation to the Annual International Waterlily and Water Gardening Symposium held at diverse locations around the world:
    • Tour outstanding water gardens at Botanic Gardens, water garden retailers, and private gardens exhibiting premier aquatic plant specimens.
    • Meet with members in many countries with common interest in aquatic plants and water gardens.
    • Enjoy renowned experts for lectures and slide shows concerning the growth, propagation, maintenance of aquatic plants and the design, construction and maintenance of water gardens.
  • Join the Victoria Conservancy, a resource of information on this unique species as well as produce and share seeds
  • Ability to Certify your Collection as diverse, well maintained and labelled and open to visitation from a public eager to gain appreciation of the genus.


Annual USD

Includes all public member access and social media pages PLUS

  • Access to members only portions of the IWGS website including the IWGS Water Garden Journal, available online
  • Access to catalogued and searchable Water Garden Journal issues online
  • Listing on membership roster (if desired)
  • Alerts and networking regarding pending legislation regarding ponds, aquatic plants and fish
  • Ability to join the Victoria Conservancy with special interest in these unique species
  • 1 vote at the annual general meeting

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