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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 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.

Posted on Sat, 08 Nov 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Erik

Aquascaping Contest Results Available Now

After the long wait, they are here... The 2014 AGA Aquascaping Contest results are out!

Record number of entries! New Dutch category! Enjoy!

Posted on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

October Clippings

The October 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 spring, as well as announcements of other plant-worthy events and speakers coming soon.

~cheryl

Posted on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Penny

September Clippings

The September 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 aquascaping tips from Luca Gallaraga of Aquabase in Brazil. We also encourage everyone to enter one of the LIVE! Aquascaping contests at the Aquatic Experience in Chicago November 7-9, 2014.

~cheryl

Posted on Sun, 17 Aug 2014 (updated Fri, 23 Jan) by Cheryl

The Aquatic Gardener 27-3

The Aquatic Gardener Vol. 27 No. 3 has been published! This issue includes:
~ A New Style Iwagumi Layout That Makes the Most of Unzan Stones by Takashi Amano
~ Interzoo 2014 by Ole Pedersen
~ Hygrophila lancea by Christel Kasselmann
~ Greenhouse Aquariums, Sunshine, and beating the algae it makes by Dustin Wunderlich
~ Pogostemon helferi Leaf Propagation by Dick VanHyfte

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