Lotus have been an integral part of Asian culture for thousands of years. Whether grown as a staple food, for their beauty or as part of religious offering, lotus is imbedded in their lives. Recent decades have seen a general migration from the rural countryside to the urban areas, often into 30-story high-rise apartments. Lotus […]Read More
Larry Nau opened Bergen Water Gardens in 2000, focusing on aquatic plants, koi and supplies. New opportunities were created after serving on the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society's board of directors and as their executive director. Starting in 2013 Larry, along with his soon-to-be wife Lili, imported lotus tubers from China to the U.S. Lotus is now the focus of their business. They have made key introductions, like the China Red series, the first variegated lotus, the Black Lotus and, of course, micro lotus.