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December 2015

Coming up: January meeting

We will be looking at the cactus and succulents of Baja California, by way of a slide show from the BCSS library. The slides were taken by Harold Crane during a trip in the 1960s; the script is by Frank Horwood. The Baja peninsula of Mexico is home to a great many species of cacti […]

An unusual take on growing succulents at home…

Branch programme for 2016

We will publish the complete schedule of events for next year in due course. You can look forward to an expert’s guide to raising cacti and other succulents from seed (nurseryman Tony Irons will be with us), a number of talks on mesembs such as Lithops and their habitats, a report by Paul Klaassen on […]

How to grow succulents – recent podcast

In an intriguing podcast, Alys Fowler explores the allure of succulent plants to flower arrangers, whilst Jane Perrone visits the tropical nursery at Kew Gardens to marvel at the wide variety of succulents that are being propagated at Kew. Succulents are fashionable plants these days, many of them easy to keep on a bright windowsill. […]

As found in an East London florist shop: the succulents for all seasons…

Check @toasttravels blog on how to make a Herb and Succulent Wreath by us! (Link in our profile). #toasttravels #graceandthorn Ein von Nik Southern (@graceandthorn) gepostetes Foto am 15. Nov 2015 um 0:42 Uhr PS: This is the direct link to the tutorial on how to create a Christmas wreath using succulent plants: http://travels.toa.st/2015/11/13/herb-succulent-wreath-tutorial-grace-thorn/