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Cactus hunting in Canada

Andrew Gdaniec gave a talk on this topic a couple of years ago. If you missed it have a look at the RHS publication The Plantsman (September 2014 issue) where he has published an article on the hardy cacti of that country. A more technical account of Andrew’s Canada expedition is available from the Merlin […]

April 2013 Meeting: Cactus Hunting in Canada / Andrew Gdaniec

Interesting talk in April – who would have thought that cacti grow so near the Arctic Circle?! We had Andrew Gdaniec taking us on tour. He is a Kew Diploma student with a Birmingham past (he spent some time as a gardener at Birmingham Botanical Gardens) and bound for Gibraltar, where he is due to […]

March 2013 Meeting: Out in the Cold and Wet / Stuart Estell

Sorry for the lateness of this write-up – just where has the time gone? Actually, our next branch meeting is not far off now (Andrew Gdaniec will be speaking on 16 April on cactus hunting in Canada). In March, though, we had Stuart Estell reporting on the successes and failures of growing cacti outside in […]