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St. Louis Water Garden Society

2021 Pond-O-Rama was a fantastic weekend!

The tickets sold at our retailers and online exceeded expectations. Sales were the best ever in 21 years. The hosts went above and beyond to make all the visitors to their gardens feel welcome and special.  From swimming ponds to small intimate water features, from magnificent flowing waterfalls to quaint seating areas surrounded by lush landscapes this year’s tour had it all.

Please click here to read all about it!!!


Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10 AM

Topic:   “Feed me Seymour” The Carnivorous World of Plants

Want to learn about really unique and gorgeous plants?
Then join us for all you want to know about the beautiful and unique Carnivorous Plants.
As a bonus you can see them in the garden up close.
Check out Bob’s new bog bio-filter, too!
Speakers: Greg Heck, PhD and Bob Henson
Bob Henson’s Home
6 Concord Lane
St. Louis, MO 63128
314-495-4233 cell


The St. Louis Water Garden Society (SLWGS) meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM.

NEW Current location is The Kirkwood Community Center, Room 200A/B,

111 S. Geyer Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122.

So many interesting topics and ideas to share! We’d love to see you!

September 21, 2021 – 7 PM

October 19, 2021 – 7 PM

November 16, 2021 – 7 PM

Recap of the year’s events, good food, sharing information

Election of Officers

All are Welcome.

To Our Members

July 17th General Meeting

On a beautiful Saturday, July 17th at 10 AM, members gathered to visit, chat, and learn about Native Plants at Joan Ziskind’s beautiful home and garden for our first SLWGS meeting in many months. It was great to see everyone!

Topic for the meeting: MY GARDEN’S “FOR THE BIRDS”

Speaker and Hostess: Joan Ziskind

After we introduced ourselves and shared some information about our water gardens and the pond tour, we welcomed new members and guests. We enjoyed some snacks while we settled in to listen and learn.

Joan, as usual, was super organized and exceptionally well prepared. She provided handouts of many plants, growing seasons, and so much more.

Joan was ready to share her knowledge of native plants in her garden, her resources, the process of creating the various areas in her yard with a fabulous slide show and garden walk. Sharing the many varieties of plants and then walking through her garden made for a lovely morning. Joan had a great resource table set up with information, guidance to research and where to purchase native plants.

Thank you, Joan, for hosting the meeting and sharing your knowledge and garden!

We’d love to hear from you. If you have a quick question or if you just want to say hi. For any inquiries feel free to use the contact form to the right.  If you would like to touch base with any of our board members directly you can visit them here.  We can’t wait to hear from you soon!

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