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by bcss
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Derek Bowdery
Replies: 35
Views: 3775

Derek Bowdery

It is with great sadness we have to announce that the Society has lost one of its greatest friends. Derek Bowdery died today at 1.30pm having been in hospital since Christmas day. He was finally diagnosed with Leukemia on 14th November he has had prostate cancer for over 20 years and managed to cont...
by bcss
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A Checklist of Brachystelma Ceropegia and the Genera of the Stapeliads
Replies: 0
Views: 470

A Checklist of Brachystelma Ceropegia and the Genera of the Stapeliads

Following an enquiry last week we discovered a small stock of copies of this IAS publication which we thought was out of print. If anyone is interested in a copy we will have them for sale at the Sevenoaks Mart this coming Saturday and also at ELK priced at £15. You can also get them by post from Su...
by bcss
Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Mesa Garden
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: Mesa Garden

Something a bit weird has happened. I have increased the bandwidth allowance as far as 'unlimited' but that bandwidth exceeded message still persists. A server reboot didn't solve it either. A support query has been lodged with Fasthosts so it should be resolved soon. The site currently includes a m...
by bcss
Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Bill Maddams Books and journals
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Bill Maddams Books and journals

We still have some books and journals to dispose of which were not bid on in the auction.

If you would like a list (excel spreadsheet) please email bcss@bcss.org.uk

This includes two items which did not meet their reserve:

3 Vols of White Dyer & Slaone : The Stapeiads
Peter Bally's : Monadenium
by bcss
Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cacti and Succulents of Baja California
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Cacti and Succulents of Baja California

This new John Pilbeam book is now published and available for purchase on-line at:

http://www.bcss.org.uk/books.php
by bcss
Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Books and Journals for auction
Replies: 0
Views: 953

Books and Journals for auction

Bill Maddams left his extensive collection of books and journals to the BCSS. About 20% of the items have been put in the BCSS Library. The remaining material is available by auction to BCSS members. Lists have been distributed via BCSS Announce. Bids are due in by the end of July. If you have not s...
by bcss
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: MAY 24th Auction and sale of Bill Maddam's collection
Replies: 0
Views: 894

MAY 24th Auction and sale of Bill Maddam's collection

There will be an auction and sale of plants from Bill Maddams collection on Sunday 24th May at 26 Glenfield Road, Banstead, Surrey SM7 2DG. Viewing from 10.30am, auction commences at 11.30am. Approximately 150-200 lots will be auctioned, the remaining plants will be available for sale at modest pric...
by bcss
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: MAY 24th Bill Maddam's Auction - Updated & Time change
Replies: 6
Views: 2115

MAY 24th Bill Maddam's Auction - Updated & Time change

PLEASE NOTE: Viewing and sales of non-auction plants will now commence at 10.00 to allow more time. There will be an auction and sale of plants from Bill Maddams collection on Sunday 24th May at 26 Glenfield Road, Banstead, Surrey SM7 2DG. Viewing from 10.30am, auction commences at 11.30am. Approxi...
by bcss
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Bradleya 32/2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2470

Bradleya 32/2014

Bradleya 32 should be arriving in the mail to subscribers this week (perhaps a bit longer for overseas members).

I now have copies in stock so anyone who did not pre-order can now purchase it through the BCSS web shop,

Tony Mace
publications manager
by bcss
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: sites down?
Replies: 32
Views: 3539

Re: sites down?

To correct a few erroneous comments about yesterdays outage. The sites are continuously monitored and I did know pretty rapidly after the initial failure (soon after 8.00am). However I do have to sleep occasionally so its not 24x7. It takes a little while for me to ascertain the nature and extent of...

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