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 In This Issue

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Nymphaea 'Siam Blue Hardy'
The World's First Blue Hardy Waterlily English | Thai
Hybridized, article and photos by Pairat Songpanich, Thailand
Genetically confirmed by Dr. Vipa Hongtrakul, Thailand
Translated to English by Guntapon Prommoon, Thailand
Edited by Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat, Thailand
The Quest for a Blue Hardy - The Historical Perspective English | Thai
Profile - Pairat Songpanich
 

 
Darin Brenner creates a magical vision of
water, stone, plants and lore -
A Brook in New Zealand
   

Yes you can! Adapting
Terrestrial Plants for the Pond
by Rich Sacher
 

Tips for helping your fish through a stressful time -
The Koi Pond in Spring
by Pam Spindola
   

 

Nymphaea capensis in situ
Near Ellisras, Limpopo Province, South Africa

by Pieter van der Walt

   
  From Around the World  
   

Australia

Paul Noonan, Carrington NSW, exclaims of Euryale ferox -
What an Extremely Strange Life Form!

   

 

Panamá

Building Yet Another
Concrete Pond
by Carla Black

   

 

Thailand

Award winning hardy waterlily hybridizer looks at
Hybrids of a Reciprocal Cross Example 2
by Pairat Songpanich

   
  United Kingdom 
   

 

England 

The X-ray Art of Nick Veasey

   
  United States 
   

North Central

Charles Leach, Ohio, Zone 6, concludes the
Experiment to Save Energy with
Mini-Heaters - Part 3

(Click here to review Part 1 - Part 2)

 

Northwest

The surprising floral explosion of Camas Lilies
by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon

   

West

Diary of a Professional Water Gardener
Spring 2008
by Joseph V. Tomocik
Curator, Water Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado

   

South Central

Grand Re-opening of the
Japanese Tea Garden of the Sunken Gardens

Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas
Text by Don Pylant - Photos and captions by Duane Eaton

   

Southeast

Garden helpers are not what you might expect when you are
Rural Gardeners
by Craig Presnell, Zolfo Springs, Florida

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Editor-in-Chief - Charles B. Thomas
Publisher & Design Director - Kit Knotts

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
  Argentina 
    Jorge Monteverde
  Australia 
  Nannette Bailey
Noelene Pullen
Pam Wilson
Jeremy Prentice
Paul Noonan
  Belgium   
    François van Avondt
  Brazil
    Bruno Rezende Silva - Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho
  Bolivia   
    Luzmila (Chiqui) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  China
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
Li Shu-juan, Xi'an Botanical Garden
  Cyprus 
    Andreas Protopapas
Barbara Davies  
  Germany
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
Werner Wallner
  Guatemala
    Alvaro Hurtado
  India  
    KK Agrawal 
  Italy   
    Alberto Grossi 
  Mexico 
    Fernando Molina O.M.
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  New Zealand
    Darin Brenner
  Panamá 
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
Johan du Plessis
  Switzerland
    Peter Kacalanos
Beth Krasna
  Thailand   
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
  Trinidad/Tobago
    Kevin Kenny 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland
John Dawes, England 
Carlos Magdalena, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
Dan Leighton, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
Nick Veasey, England
  United States
    Northeast - C. Barre Hellquist, Massachusetts
Northeast - Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Northeast - Joyce Grigonis, New York
North Central - Joe Summers, Missouri
North Central - Charles Leach, Ohio
Northwest - Dave Brigante, Oregon
West - Pam Spindola, California
West - Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
West - Joe Mascarenas, Colorado
Southwest - Leo Martin, Arizona
South Central - Duane Eaton, Texas
South Central - Laura Adams, Texas
South Central - Don Pylant, Texas
Southeast - Craig Presnell
Southeast -
David Jones, Larry Schokman, David Blake, The Kampong, Florida
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
  Venezuela
    Fernando Santos 



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