- BCSS Member
- Posts: 41
- Joined: 16 Sep 2013
- Branch: HERNE BAY
- Country: great britain
- Role within the BCSS: Branch Secretary
Swalecliffe Community Centre ,19 St Johns Road ,Whitstable,Kent,CT5 2QU.
Two large halls packed with top UK nurseries and sellers of Cacti and Succulents .
Open from 10am until 3pm.
Ample free parking all day at venue or in surrounding roads .
Adults £1 Children free .
Refreshments available all day.
45 minute drive from Dartford crossing
40 minute drive from Channel Tunnel
2 minutes walk from Chestfield and Swalecliffe Station, main line trains from Victoria.
Nurseries and sellers booked so far include ###
Bryan and Linda Goody - Southfields - Cactusland (Nursery grown plants)The largest cactus nursery in the UK.Massive stock of home propagated plants.
Dave and Lyn Appleton-Desert Plants UK ( Nursery grown plants) Many new and different plants from one of the UK's newest nurseries.
Stuart Riley -Plantlife (Nursery grown plants and imports including many US hybrids and variegates)Always something new from this long established nursery.
Ralph Northcott -The Cactus Shop (Nursery grown plants and imports ,also carnivorous plants).Large stock at very reasonable prices,a wealth of growing expertise.
John Pilbeam -Connoisseurs Cacti (Nursery grown plants and own books)The most prolific and arguably the best author of cacti and succulent plant books the UK has produced to date.
Doug Sizmur -Kent Cacti (Nursery grown plants)A wide and varied range of plants from a very experienced grower.
Bill Darbon - Oxford BCSS ( Members propagations) Wide ranging and unusual stock from members of one of the UK's top clubs
Graham Charles (Plant sales,mainly own grown plants from habitat seed) Well grown and documented stock. Author of probably the best book on Gymnocalyiums and leading authority on South American Cacti amongst others.
David Neville (Plant sales ,own grown plants and imports) Always brings an interesting and varied mix of cacti and succulents
Carlos Zeferino - Woodside Cacti (Nursery grown plants and imports) A wide ranging plant selection from this knowledgeable and enthusiastic grower
Tony and Suzanne Mace -Mace Cacti (Nursery grown and ex collection plants)Very knowledgeable growers with years of experience . Also Mesemb Study Group info etc.
Fiona Wemyns (Plant sales and Artistic bowl gardens)
Craig Barber -Williams Cactus (An assortment of own grown and imported plants) Enthusiastic grower of many interesting and rare plants
Graham Evans (Plant sales,mostly own grown)Another very experienced grower.
Richard Baker (Plant sales including many forms of carnivorous plants.
Vicky and Chris Davies - V & C Cacti (Own grown seed raised plants) Very good growers. Top quality seed grown plants.
Costas Papthanasiou (Plant sales,mostly own grown)Good quality and vaired range of plants .
Event organised and run by Herne Bay Branch, BCSS.
More info - Dave Appleton ,Herne Bay Branch Secretary.Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
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