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The Aquatic Gardeners Association, Inc. is an international nonprofit organization of aquatic plant enthusiasts, which appeals to both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. The AGA publishes a (paper) quarterly journal called The Aquatic Gardener (or TAG), the only English language journal devoted to aquarium plants and planted aquaria. AGA members receive a FREE subscription to TAG and all special publications. Members also can purchase back issues, DVDs, and t-shirts. We also hold a bi-annual convention and an online aquascaping contest.

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Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 28-1

Cover photo: Passage by Gregoire Wolinski, First Place Aquatic Garden 200L ~ 320L and Best of Show, 2014 AGA International Aquascaping Contest

The Aquatic Gardener Vol. 28 No. 1 has been published! This issue includes:
~ From the President
~ Aquatic Experience 2014 by Gary Lange
~ Adventures in Aquascaping by Jen Williams
~ 2014 AGA International Aquascaping Contest Winners
~ Mini-Aquascapes by Diego Sandoval, by Luca Galarraga
~ Mini Tank Workshop by Diego Sandoval
~ Wabi Kusa and Unzan Stones by Takashi Amano
~ Overall Impression of The International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest 2014 by Takashi Amano

Membership in the Aquatic Gardeners Association includes this magazine free four times per year. To obtain the journal, please visit our membership page.

Posted on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

January Clippings

The January edition of Clippings, the AGA Newsletter, has been e-mailed to all AGA members. Be sure we have your correct e-mail address.

In this edition of Clippings we announce that the AGA Convention registration is OPEN. Go to the convention web site to see all the great events we have lined up for you, including speakers, field trips, workshops, and of course the banquet and auction.

Other plant-related events are featured as well, including a workshop, an exhibit, and a new social media site just for planted tank enthusiasts. Enjoy!

~cheryl

Posted on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

2015 AGA Convention Registration Open!

The 2015 AGA Convention registration is now open! April 10-12 in Washington, DC. Click here to register!

More info is now posted on this page, including prices, speakers, and other events. Don't miss the Farmer vs Senske Aquascaping Challenge, the Fluval Nano Aquascaping workshop, the field trip, the banquet, the all-day plant auction, and the chance to talk with other aquatic plant enthusiasts!

Posted on Sat, 27 Dec 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

December Clippings

The December edition of Clippings, the AGA Newsletter, has been e-mailed to all AGA members. Be sure we have your correct e-mail address.

In this edition of Clippings we offer announcements about speakers at the AGA Convention in the April, as well as a special deal from The Barr Report. When you join or renew before December 31, 2014, you can get a free one-year subscription to The Barr Report!

~cheryl

Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 27-4

The Aquatic Gardener Vol. 27 No. 4 has been published! This issue includes:
~ Kaspar Horst, In Memoriam by Christel Kasselmann, Translated by Anja Stæk
~ An Aquascape by Diego Marinelli by Luca Galarraga
~ Filling a Planted Tank (it’s not that hard!) Karen Randall
~ Wabi Kusa: Pearl Grass Problem-Solver by Takashi Amano, Translated by Tomoko Schum
~ My Teenage Obsession by Tom Hayes
~ The Mixteco River by Bernardo Salas Perez

Membership in the Aquatic Gardeners Association includes this magazine free four times per year. To obtain the journal, please visit our membership page.