|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
To contact the CSSNM via email, please use this address: CSSofNM@gmail.com
|Echinopsis "Maria Piazza"
flowering in June
(click for big image)
Friday, October 19, 2018 - Jim Hastings, the Gringo Gourmet from El Paso will talk and prepare a dish using Opuntias. Among his favorite
dishes is rajas Poblanos (chile strips), pan roasted corn and garlic and chicken broth for a great soup.
We nominate our 2019 officers.
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 June and July 2018 with 40 photos!|
Useful links for information on the web may be found here.Club Information