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October 2013

October 2013 Meeting: Flowers in my Greenhouse / Arthur Tomkins

It is the time of year to look back on what’s done well this year, and Arthur kindly showed us pictures of plants in his splendid collection: large bowls of Mammillaria bombycina, Neoporteria flowers that almost seem to glow from the inside, Thelocactus conothelos var. aurantiacus with a very unusual flower colour. Below is just […]

Autumn Show 2013

We’ve had well over 300 entries for this year’s Autumn Show (and a large group of visitors from South Wales Branch) – our organizers were well pleased. Thank you to everyone who contributed! Unfortunately low light levels in the hall mean that taking photographs with simple cameras is a little tricky. I managed a few, […]

Coming up: October meeting

Slight change of programme: Arthur Tomkins and Derek Castle will be giving talks this coming Tuesday, on plants that have done well for them this year. Time and place as usual – all welcome!

Autumn Show: Parking

Please note that you will need to register your car at the entrance of the Botanical Gardens. There is no charge for leaving your car on the Botanical Gardens’ car park, but if you fail to register your car you are likely to incur a hefty fine.