|Cactus & Succulent Society of New
Mexico is an affiliate of the Cactus and Succulent Society of
Meeting Info: Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, 3rd Friday, 7:00 pm.
President: Carl Hime, 505-275-6777
To contact the CSSNM via email, please use this address: CSSofNM@gmail.com
Friday, January 18, 2019 - Regular meeting. Woody Minnich will talk about the Cacti of Chile. He will be showing photos from his 5 trips to Chile . The Atacama Desert is the driest region on earth, with rainfall amounts of just a few hundredths of an inch annually. This with fog supports a rich cactus flora of genera like Copiapoa, Neoporteria, Eriosyce and Eulychnia, among others. This photo gallery shows a few plants from this area.
Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2019 - Spring Show and Sale at the Albuquerque Garden Center from 10am to 4 pm both days.
Information about plants
Plant information may be found here. Checkout the article on potting soils which lists recipes from several members. Collecting wild plants is generally discouraged -- see why!
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.
|Checkout picture galleries of flowering cacti and succulents and seedlings courtesy of Siegfried Lodwig. A new gallery is up for November - December 2018 with 24 photos!|
Useful links for information on the web may be found here.Club Information