Cactus and Succulent Society of New Mexico
|Cactus & Succulent Society of New Mexico
is an affiliate of the Cactus and Succulent
Society of America.
Meeting Info: Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE,
Albuquerque, NM, 3rd Friday, 7:00 pm.
President: Carl Hime, 505-275-6777, firstname.lastname@example.org
Affiliate Rep & webmaster: Ralph R. Peters,
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May 19, 2017 - Steve Lovecky will talk about the cacti of Texas
June 16, 2017 - Kelly Griffin will talk about either Agaves or Aloes in
July - No meeting! Have a good summer!
August 18, 2017 - Marcia Tatroe from Denver will talk about hardy rock
November 17, 2017 - Doug Dawson from Phoenix will talk about the genus
September 1-4. 2017 - Cactus
and Succulent Show at the Albuquerque Botanic Garden!
We will have many prize winning plants to see, presentations and
September 11-14, 2017 - Show at the NM State Fair. Setup Sunday
September 15, 2017 - NO regular meeting!
October, 20, 2017 - Regular meeting...
Saturday, December 9 - Holiday Party starting about 6 pm
Information about plants
Plant information may be found here. Checkout the new article on potting
soils which lists recipes
from several members.
Landscaping Southwest is a program
that investigates water-wise landscaping and gardening. This video
looks at the La Mesa Community Garden in the first half and Ralph Peters'
xeric yard and his cactus & succulent collection in the second
half. It shows cacti, succulents, and other native plants (ocotillos,
penstemons,...) used in landscaping and discusses their cultivation.
Field Trips to Mesa Garden
On October 8, 2013, we went on a field trip to Mesa Garden to see all the
mesembs in flower; see the
On March 22, 2014, we went on a field trip to Mesa Garden to see cacti and
some mesembs in flower; see the picture
We also had a great potluck dinner after spending time in the
greenhouses. Steven and Linda Brack were great hosts -- Thank you!
Checkout picture galleries of flowering cacti and succulents
courtesy of Siegfried
Lodwig. A new gallery is up for February-March 2017
with 40 photos!
links for information on the web may be found here.
Club Information Club information
including a membership application, new member information, a library
list, show information, show tags and show posters may be found
What does the society do? Get an idea from a list of recent