Articles of Interest

A Pond's Patina (Part 1) by Jamie Beyer, Midwest Waterscapes, as printed in the Pondkeeper Magazine, Summer 2006.

A Pond's Patina (Part 2) by Jamie Beyer, Midwest Waterscapes, as printed in the Pondkeeper Magazine, January/February 2007.

St.Louis Review interview Rebecca Tower interviewed SLWGS member Diane H. about working in the Jewel Box lily ponds for the St. Louis Review. To see Rebecca's photos and video, click here. When the first page has dissolved, click on 'Multimedia' at the top of the photo, and then click on the 'St. Louis Review' Jewel Box picture with the caption "Water Gardening at the Jewel Box".

Ponder the Meaning of Pond

Sick Fish?

Water Garden Refuge by Susan Newman

AKCA: The St. Louis Water Gardening Society is an affiliated club of the Associated Koi Clubs of America. Being an affiliate gives all of our members access to the services and perks of AKCA.

AKCA affiliate advantages:

  • Annual seminars generally include a trade show, a series of lectures by internationally renowned speakers, a banquet, raffles and a pond tour.
  • Pamphlets / Guides aid the novice and veteran Koi Keeper.
  • Club competitions for Koi and Koi Person of the year.
  • Koi Health Advisor classes.
  • KOI USA magazine subscription discount.

SLWGS plant recommendations: Link to the plant recommendations Maureen Green created for us on the Missouri Botanical Garden website. (Thanks, Maureen!)

Diagnostic Approach to Sick Fish

Create Your Own Tropical Paradise
(Large article, will take time to download)

Innovations in Water Features
(Large article, will take time to download)