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ELK 2012 Photos on the BCSS forum.

Some members have posted photos from ELK 2012 event in the BCSS forum. Also Cok Grootscholten has an ELK 2012 photo album on his facebook page.    

More National Show Photos from the BCSS forum

B.A. from the BCSS forum has a posted dozens of excellent photos of the National Show here. The Reading and Basingstoke branch also has some national show photos posted. Googling found this additional photo album on webshots by winjamz (Winston James)   Also….it is Derek’s 80th birthday this weekend.  Happy Birthday Spike!

The National Show 2012

The national show thread on the BCSS forum has lots of great photos and discussion. A few forum members have uploaded photo albums: Jim Mercer’s: Our own Stuart’s:

June 2012 Meeting – Ian Thwaites – What is interesting in my greenhouse today.

Here is yet another late meeting writeup: Ian Thwaites came and gave an interesting and eclectic talk on what was looking good in in his greenhouse that morning when he gathered up two trays of plants to show us mixed in with his growing techniques and philosophies.  He brought a wide mix of plants that […]

July 2012 Meeting – Ray Stephenson – Sempervivums & Succulents.

  My apologies for the much delayed notes. My excuse is moving across the Atlantic to Chicago. The July meeting’s talk was a fascinating look at conservation efforts to conserve some Sempervivums in the Coruh Valley in Turkey by Ray Stephenson. Turkey is currently engaging in massive hydro-electric engineering that will submerge much of the […]