NEWS & EVENTS

The IWGS 2020 Symposium has been postponed until 2021.

Every year, we look forward to connecting with the Water Gardening community, renewing friendships, sharing knowledge and learning from each other. Given the worldwide developments related to Covid-19, self-quarantine impositions and restrictions on all types of travel, we know it is no longer practical nor ethical to continue with our annual Symposium.   We have therefore…

The 2020 New Waterlily Competition is now Open for Submissions

The IWGS is looking for interested individuals and companies who would like to enter the 2020 New Waterlily Competition. The plants will be grown out and displayed at Naples Botanical Garden in Naples, Florida. Naples is a 170-acre world class garden paradise that features plants from around he world and the youngest garden in history…

Winter Issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published

The Winter issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access  Vol 34-4 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal.

Autumn Issue of the Water Garden Journal Vol 34-3 is online!

The Autumn issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access Water Garden Journal 2019 Vol 34-3 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal.

Painter Claude Monet inducted into IWGS Hall of Fame August 2019

Painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), the prolific practitioner of French Impressionism, was inducted into the ‘Waterlily Hall of Fame’ at a presentation held in Giverny. Giverny was Monet’s home for over 40 years until his death in 1926. His great great grandson, Philippe Piguet, said he was very touched to accept the award, in Monet’s name.…

Summer Issue of the Water Garden Journal Vol 34-2 is online!

The Summer issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access Water Garden Journal 2019 Vol 34-2 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal. Topics included in this Journal are: 03 President’s Message: Use…

See the Spring Issue of the Water Garden Journal Vol 34-1

The Spring issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access Water Garden Journal 2019 Vol 34-1 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal. Topics included in this Journal are: 03 President’s Message:…

2019 France Symposium Updates!

Plan your trip for the 2019 IWGS Symposium in France. Updated information on dates, travel and pricing is now available  Pre-Symposium: Wednesday August 21st to Friday August 23rd 2019 Main Symposium: Friday August 23rd to Monday August 26th 2019 Post-symposium: Tuesday August 27th 2019 onwards Online Booking now available! Detailed information can be found at https://iwgs.org/2019-symposium-history/

2019 NWC Contest is open

“Calling all hybridizers” –  the IWGS New Waterlily Competition 2019 is officially open! The 2019 IWGS New Waterlily Competition is officially open. Details for rules, submission requirements and entry forms are now available at https://iwgs.org/new-waterlily-competition/   It is important to note that there is a slight change in how this year’s competition is structured. Please…

2019 IWGS Symposium

The 2019 IWGS Symposium will be in France This years IWGS Symposium will be made up of three segments. First, a pre-Symposium in Paris, August 21 & 22, to see  the huge set of Monet waterlilies at the Musée de l’Orangerie, then off to see the gardens that inspired those works; a tour of Monet’s Gardens awaits you…

The Winter issue of the Water Garden Journal is published

The Winter issue of the Water Garden Journal has been published. To access Water Garden Journal 2018 Vol 33-4 , go to https://iwgs.org/journals/, or click on the Resource Tab of this web page. Please note that you must be an IWGS member to access the Journal.

2018 New Waterlily Competition Votes Have Been Cast!

Congratulations to all winners! The 2018 judging panel consisted of 19 judges from different countries whose expertise ranges from nursery and botanic garden waterlily growers to hybridizers to enthusiasts. Click here to see results and images of the contest.