|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
Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2019 - Spring Show and Sale at the Albuquerque Garden Center from 10am to 4 pm both days. More information about the Show & Sale may be found on the club information page particularly the "press release".
May 2019 - Home garden tour?? More later...
June 14, 2019 - Regular meeting! Our speaker will be Ad Konings on
the Sex Life of Succulents. Steve Brack writes, “I have
seen the talk, it is very informative and entertaining. There are a
lot of microscopic photos about the pollination process of various cacti
July 17-20 - Cactus & Succulent Society of America Convention in San Luis Obispo, CA. More information is available at the CSSA site.
August 31 - September 1, 2019 - Cactus & Succulent Show at the Albuquerque Botanic Garden. Pictures from previous shows are in picture galleries.
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 January - March 2019 with 24 photos!|
Useful links for information on the web may be found here.