Articles Written By: Bronwyn Tyack

Dec 6th: Holiday Party

Hi All! December 6th will be our annual holiday party! We will be meeting at the Arboretum at 7:00PM

Dinner will be provided from Jason’s Deli. As tradition, we will also have a white elephant gift exchange. If you would like to participate, please bring a gift valued between $15-$20. We hope to see you there!

Happy Holidays!

Nov. 1: Cactus Meeting and Plant Swap

Hi All! Our November meeting is coming up so you know what that means! It’s time for our annual plant swap! Bring any plants or cuttings you’d like to trade!

As usual we will be meeting at 7:00PM at the arboretum.

Hope to see you there!

October 4th: Cactus Meeting

Hi All! October 4th will be our next monthly cactus meeting! The meeting will start at 7:00PM at the Arboretum

Please bring any blooming plants, or any plants you’d like to show and tell. Hope to see you there!

September 6th: Cactus Meeting

Hi All! September 6th will be our next monthly cactus meeting! The meeting will start at 7:00PM at the Arboretum

Please bring your best cacti and succulents for the TACSS contest, any blooming plants, or any plants you’d like to show and tell. We will also be discussing our booth at the Greater Dallas Fall Home and Garden Show. Hope to see you there!

Aug 2nd: Cactus Meeting

Hi All! August 2nd will be our next monthly cactus meeting! The meeting will start at 7:00PM at the Arboretum

Please bring your recent acquisitions, any blooming plants, or any plants you need help identifying. Hope to see you there!

July 5th: Cactus Club Meeting

Join us at 7PM for our next Cactus Club meeting!

For our program, Irwin will give a brief slideshow on plant photography, with some easy hints on how to make better pictures and have more fun in the process. If you have a plant you want to know more about, bring it. Chances are we have someone in the group who know its name and how to grow it. Remember, regardless of the categories of plants to bring for the meeting , if something looks spectacular, bring it.

Featured Plants this Month: Variegated, Monstrose, Crested Plants, and Miniature plants… and, as usual, any blooming plants that you’d like to show off.

June 7th: Cactus Meeting

Hi All! June 7th will be our next monthly cactus meeting! The meeting will start at 7:00PM at the Arboretum

Please bring your recent acquisitions, Mammillarias, Mesembs, and any blooming plants. We will also be having a Weird Plant Contest!

May 12th: CSSA Webinar – The Search for Ancient Agave Cultivars Across the Desert Southwest w/ Ron Parker

Join us at 12PM CST for another CSSA Webinar!

Discover the depth and duration of human and Agave coevolution across the desert southwest and learn about the unusual Agaves apparently associated with archaeological sites that were abandoned long ago. These Agaves appear to be anthropogenic cultivars – living archaeological relics developed and planted by indigenous Native Americans – and many are still growing exactly where they were planted hundreds of years ago.

You must register in advance using the link below to participate

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ufh7CUnhTOGDJXomWw0hlQ

May 3rd: Cactus Meeting

Hi All! May 3rd will be our next monthly cactus meeting! Going forward our meetings will start at 7:00 PM and not our Usual 7:30PM. We will still be meeting at the Arboretum as per usual. Hope to see you there!

April 30th: CSSA Webinar – The Succulent Collection of Babylonstoren Farm with Ernst van Jaarsveld

Join us at 12PM CST for another CSSA webinar!

The Succulent Collection of Babylonstoren Farm is situated near Paarl in the Western Cape. It has a Mediterranean type climate with long dry summers. The succulent section on this farm was started 6 years ago and consists of  several rockeries, biomes garden, succulent house and a newly added outdoor Welwitschia garden where plants from the Namib are grown (from seed). This garden is focused mainly on succulents from southern Africa and is run like a botanical garden using the IRIS accessioning system.

You must register in advance using the link below to participate

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5ON7eir4SKuE4Nf_GxbBIw