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Karen Pattist - Aesthetic Qualities of Ponds


karen pattistKaren Pattist is one of the founding members of of Koi Organisation International (K.O.I.) and has been president of the Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club.  She is a prolific author and has written many articles for Koi USA and other magazines. She was the first Certified Master Koi Health Advisor, her koi have won Grand Champion and other top prizes, and she has been a koi judge as well.  Karen built her first goldfish pond over 30 years ago, and first Koi pond over 25 years ago. She finished her ‘Ultimate’ Koi pond – 55,000 gallons in 2003.  She will talk to us about the "Aesthetic Qualities of Ponds."


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