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September 2013

Entries for Autumn Show

It is not too late to send Gill your entry forms! The show is next weekend (Sunday, 6 October, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, to be precise). For more info and a show schedule please see here: BCSS Birmingham Autumn 2013 Show Schedule

August 2013 Meeting: Mexico Field Trip / Dorothy Minors

A while back, in August, we had Dorothy Minors from Sheffield Branch here with us. Her talk was an excellent travelogue: great photographs and a wealth of interesting observations on the way some of the Mexican cacti grow in habitat. The role of the tour guide played a former Sheffield Branch member who found work […]

Coming up: September meeting

BCSS Chairman Alasdair Glen will talk to us about “Neoporterias and All That – or Eriosyce?”: tomorrow, Tuesday, 17 September. This should be an excellent opportunity to learn more about plants that recently have become rather popular amongst growers! Time and location are as usual. Sorry about the delay in posting a write-up of Dorothy […]

Autumn Show 2013: Show Schedule

Please find  here the schedule for our Autumn Show in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Sunday, 6 October. Entry forms should be returned to Gill Mills, our Show Secretary, by Thursday, 3 October. The show will be judged by BCSS Chairman Alasdair Glen and Stuart Estell. Usual rules apply: entering just one plants into the […]