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by Andyh
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Re: Birmingham Branch

Paul Spracklin's talk about Gardening with succulents was really informative and he had some very good slides. His Essex garden looks amazing. The list of hardy plants that he grows is lengthy. Some of the oldest plants have a cover of some form as they are of historic value, decades old. Most are u...
by Andyh
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Desease?
Replies: 5
Views: 510

Re: Desease?

Young scale insects?
by Andyh
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Re: Birmingham Branch

Hi...Ill take notes and Ill ask Paul if we can share some of his key ideas on what works for him.
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Birmingham Branch

This Tuesday 19th March, Paul Spracklin is talking about gardening with succulents! Hopefully it will inspire us all to try growing more out of doors. There is a £2.50 charge to attend which includes free tea and biscuits. A great chance to share experiences and learn more. Regular monthly meetings ...
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: March 2019 - Patterns
Replies: 22
Views: 3423

Re: March 2019 - Patterns

Patterns at Winterbourne
by Andyh
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Birmingham Branch

Hi Derek...we didnt simply because we crammed 3 films into the evening. I think that would work though. The educational material that you can download is quite thought provoking. Im now looking out for other desert type documentaries for a film night in 2020!
Andy
by Andyh
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Birmingham Branch

Our February Birmingham Branch meeting was really well attended. With unpredictable weather in February we hedged our bets and organised a cactus and succulent film night. We watched a brilliant National Geographic DVD about the ecology of the Sonoran Desert – which included quite a bit about Saguar...
by Andyh
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: BCSS Birmingham
Replies: 0
Views: 1678

BCSS Birmingham

Tonight 7 for 730 Forget the Oscars – come and join us for an Andy Harris produced Film Night. The first film is about the Sonoran Desert and includes information on animals, the habitat and cacti especially the Saguaro. INTERVAL – POPCORN OPTIONAL The second half will show two films – the first abo...
by Andyh
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 2
Views: 1385

Re: Birmingham Branch

Thank you Tony. The Collectors is one of the films we will see at our February 2019 meeting. I wont reveal the other gems as it will spoil the surprise! Its an excellent film. Vimeo is a really useful place for finding interesting documentaries.
by Andyh
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Birmingham Branch
Replies: 2
Views: 1385

Birmingham Branch

Our December AGM was really well attended. The short formal AGM was followed by a film about Prickly pears, an auction and copious amounts of food. There are often plant sales and many of us went home with plants! Subject to weather our president, Derek Castle, will talk to us about his life in cact...