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Outlook for 2015

A repeat of the warm summer of 2014 would be nice… meanwhile, all we can promise is a new set of talks to suit your interests (hopefully!). We will start off the new year with a visit to Heidelberg, Germany: a talk from the BCSS slide library which features Werner Rauh’s collection of botanical treasures […]

Coming up: November meeting

Thank you to everyone attending the autumn show either as exhibitor or as a guest – we had well over 400 entries and many excellent plants on display. Later on in October we had David Porter with us with a talk on Euphorbias from South Africa, and we are now looking forward to Chris Davies […]

Good summer? Looks like it!

Greenhouse for sale

A member of the Winterbourne staff is selling a greenhouse – see below. FOR SALE. 2009 Eden Highline greenhouse  8ft x 10ft. Horticultural glass, aluminium frame. Was £600 when purchased. Offers around £300. Buyer to collect & dismantle. For details contact    Jude on 07810 672774 Please contact the seller directly if you are interested!

Happy holidays!

November 2012 meeting coming up

Just a quick reminder – Trevor Wray will be talking about Pediocactus in habitat this coming Tuesday. We meet as usual at Winterbourne, from 7 pm for a 7.30 pm start. All welcome.

Arthur’s Aloe Erinacea in flower

Some pictures of Arthur’s Aloe Erinacea flowering. According to the Cactuspedia this difficult to grow aloe doesn’t flower until it is around 25 years old!

Industrial Cactus Farming @ Ubink Cactus Nursery, Holland.

The New ‘New Member’ Welcome Kit

Welcome/Cultivation Pack Free to all NEW BCSS members. This will be available to existing members for £2 via the publications section of the BCSS site.

Interesting Posts on the BCSS forum

  My trip to the Czech Republic by Sandi Stunning photos of a number of greenhouses with massive cacti collections Sulcorebutia 2011 by Ross M. Pictures of Ross’s Sulcorebutia in flower. Be sure and view the whole thread. Lithops could become addictive by Phil Hocking A number of closeup pictures of Lithops Red Flowers by […]