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British Cactus & Succulent Society - Harrow Branch

PROGRAMME 2021 Meetings in person are cancelled for the time beeing due to COVID-19,

however, we are having online ZOOM meetings.

If you are interested click to e-mail Branch Secretary for the meeting’s invite and link. Jan 4 th , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm For our next virtual Zoom meeting, Ralph Martin (from Wales) will tell us about the plants "In his New Greenhouse 2017". As usual, "visitors" are welcome to join if you have friends you want to ask. Feb 1 st , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm Horticulturist Ben Turner has agreed to talk about his visit to the "Los Angeles County Arboretum and the Huntington Gardens" in sunny southern California where many cacti & succulents can be grown outdoors. As usual, "visitors" are welcome to join if you have friends you want to ask. Mar 1 st , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm For this Zoom meeting we will take an advantage of a speaker too far away to visit London and welcome Colin Walker to speak about "Succulent Daisies" which you voted for. Apr 5 th , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm On Easter Monday evening Ivor Crook from Manchester Branch will present "Succulent Euphorbias of Southern Africa", based upon his visits there. May 3 rd , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm John Arnold - “Plants in my Collection” We will welcome past BCSS Chairman John Arnold from Lincoln. He has a strong interest in South American cacti and will tell us about some of the plants in his collection. Last November, he presented a BCSS talk about Melocacti & Discocacti, which may well feature again. June 7 th , 2021 ZOOM 8:00 pm Brian McDonough - “Growing Aloes” This month we welcome Brian McDonough who is well known in cactus-circles as a photographer and artist, having drawn cover illustrations for the Mesemb Study Group bulletin. Now living in Glasgow, he is their branch chairman and organises their monthly Zoom meeting programme. This talk will showcase Brian's excellent growing and seed raising skills. He gave insights into this during a BCSS Zoom meeting last year. He has also hybridised small Aloes.