Each autumn, the German equivalent to the BCSS announces a ‘Cactus of the Year’. For 2014 they picked the Christmas Cactus Schlumbergera. Look on their website for an article on Christmas Cacti; there is an English translation available for download too. Don’t forget our talk on this subject this coming Tuesday, 19 November, with Mark Preston. […]
It is a little over a year now that Bob Stanley passed away – a Mammillaria specialist who lived in the Birmingham area. Although Bob was not an active member of our branch his father Albert spent many years with us as a very valuable and popular member, also specialising in Mammillarias. Bob Stanley was […]
For those of you with some knowledge of German: cultivation advice from the famous cactus nursery Haage in Erfurt, Germany.
Our November meeting will be on Schlumbergera, or Christmas Cacti as they are also known. Mark Preston will be sharing his advice on growing these plants successfully – on Tuesday, 19 November, 7.30 pm at Winterbourne. All welcome!