|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, usually
on the 3rd Wednesday, at 7:00 pm. Check Upcoming
Events below for information on the next meeting.
President: Matthew-Ryan Morrell
To contact the CSSNM via email, please use this address: CSSofNM@gmail.com
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - Regular hybrid meeting at 7 pm. We
will discuss the upcoming Spring Show & Sale.
Daniel Carbajal from Belen will give a program on growing Haworthias. He grows them outdoors under shade cloth when it is above freezing. His plants are very pretty and well grown from being outdoors for over half of the year getting natural sunlight, fresh air, and some rain.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - Regular hybrid meeting at 7 pm. We will discuss the upcoming Spring Show & Sale.
April 8 - 9, 2023 - Spring
Show & Sale at the Albuquerque Garden Center from 10 am to 4 pm
on both days! We will have many plants for sale! The "press release"
has more details. More info later...
We will not have a regular meeting in April.
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! Siegfried Lodwig has written 2 articles (text and pictures) on growing cacti from seeds and growing/transplanting the seedlings.
The Cactus and
Succulent Society of America's e-newsletter "To The Point"
has articles about plant cultivation, individual societies, and other
interesting stories. The Fall 2022 issue is now available.
| Checkout picture galleries of flowering cacti and succulents
courtesy of Siegfried
A new gallery is up for June 2022 with 48 photos.
Useful links for information on the web may be found here. Check out the blog from Australia.Club Information
CSSNM hosted a Labor Day Show at the Albuquerque Botanic Garden. We were near the main entrance to the botanic garden and had over 1200 visitors.You can apply for membership or renew it online. CSSNM uses PayPal to pay the annual fee.