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August 2014

Coming up: August meeting

We are pleased to be able to welcome John Watmough from Oxford this month with a talk on Stapeliads – a fascinating group of plants which includes some old favourites and a great many species which are rather tricky to grow. They may be a little out of fashion these days and a little hard […]

July meeting: From Cape Town to the Orange River / Alice Vanden Bon

Alice Vanden Bon took us on a whistle-stop tour of South Africa and its wonderfully diverse flora. Starting off in Cape Town and taking in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens she introduced us to 16 habitats that she visited over a number of years, with reference in particular to species of Conophytum, Crassula and a number […]