Venue:- National Botanic Gardens, Botanic Road, Glasnevin. Dublin. 9
Meetings for 2018 - usually the 2nd Thursday of each month @ 6.30pm.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2018
We will be re-planting the Coulter glasshouse in the Dundalk Museum
this year and initial arrangements will be made shortly
Remember to bring appropriate plants each month
Thursday February 8th Some of my favourite plants and
how I grow them
Michael Harrington shows us his favourites.
Why not bring your favourites
Tylecodon paniculatus Thursday March 8th
An Introduction of Trichocereus
Frank Keoghan will introduce us to this genus which consists of about thirty different columnar type plants that were clumped into the genus Echinopsis in 1974, creating what is now one of the largest collections of species yet clumped together. Many of them will tolerate below freezing temperatures
Mammillaria glassi v ascensionis Thursday Aprill 12th Plant swop and sale - cacti & other succulents and their care and cultivation.
There will be a selection of Michael Harrington's cactus and succulents sale plants. Bring any spare plants that you have and swop them with other members. You can make more space or acquire more plants - or both!
How to judge a show
The BCSS Handbook of Shows will be used and those in attendance will have an opportunity to judge a display of plants. Guidance will be given by qualified judges.
Arrangements for the Branch Show will also be discussed
Turbinicarpus Saturday June 9th
The Branch Show
The Doctor Stephen Ryan Memorial Cup will be presented for the first time.
(Details of time and venue etc to follow later)
Show 2016 Saturday July 14th
A visiting BCSS Speaker
Time and venue will be announced
Fockea edulis Thursday August 9th A trip to a show or a collection - tba Strombocactus
Thursday September 13th
Lecture: An introduction to succulent plants
Also a swop and giveaway.
Anacampseros alstonii Thursday October 11th
Frank Keoghan shares his encounters with high altitude cacti in north west Argentina.
If you would like to contribute pictures or an article, please contact: email@example.com
The Dublin and District Cactus and Succulent Society is a branch of the British Cactus and
Succulent Society and together with Northern Ireland Branch, forms Zone 17 of the Society.
programme is as complete as possible at the moment. However, as in other
events will be organised as opportunities and the support for them arise.
All suggestions are welcomed by the Secretary.
are very welcome to visit our meetings.
If you haven't already done so, please
let us have your e-mail address
just drop an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring any plants in flower to the meetings: this helps with identification. Size is not important.
visiting C&S enthusiast visiting Dublin are most welcome.
Offers of lectures/talk welcome.
Please grow all the plants that you can. There will be a number of occasions throughout the year
when your surplus can then be sold.
you would like more information, please contact the Hon.Sec at :
'Phone 01-8423076. Mobile: 087-2308330 Email:email@example.com