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Autumn Show this Sunday

  Rebutia heliosa/Gill Mills Just to remind everyone it is our Birmingham Branch Autumn Show on Sunday 1st October at the Botanical Gardens. If you can come along and perhaps enter some plants in the Show (entries by Thursday please) you will also find lots of plants to buy and experts to give you advice […]

September Meeting – Gardens of the Western Cape

Kirstenbosch Fynbos/Steve Elliott/CC Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 19 September in the usual room at Winterbourne when our good friend Trevor Wray will be talking about Gardens of the Western Cape. Trevor is a very entertaining speaker and excellent photographer so this will be a meeting not to miss. All visitors welcome. Kirstenbosch […]

BCSS Birmingham on Twitter

TWITTER ALERT BCSS Birmingham are now on twitter thanks to our own Eddie Adams.  You can access it here  

Agave tequilana update

Here are the latest views of the Agave tequilana on the Loudon Terrace at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens- now over 5 metres tall and with around 2000 flower buds. photos Eddie Adams/BBG/with permission

Birmingham Autumn Show 1 October 2017

Mammillaria spinossima/Winterbourne Arid House/Gill Mills We now have the autumn 2017 show schedule available. As usual we will hold the show at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, which is different to our meeting venue. Directions can be found in the schedule and as always you will gain free entry to the gardens on entering one plant into […]

August Meeting – Talk by Roger Ferryman

Desert Storm/by Dave Hemsley/on flickr (CC) Legendary pioneer and cactus explorer Roger Ferryman will be the speaker at our next meeting on Tuesday 15 August. His talk will be about “Cactus of the Chihuahuan Desert”.  It will be at the usual meeting place of the Horticultural Training Centre at Winterbourne House 7 for 7.30 pm […]