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September 2021 Program and More

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By Mike Hellmann – Now that the end of summer is here, it would be an understatement to say the past 18 months have been rough. No matter who you are or where you live, you’ve been affected by this global pandemic. The silver lining for most of us is that we’ve had our plants on which to focus, distract us and relieve stresses. For this program, several members will share their winter care tips to help you transition your plants into dormancy. …

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Great Plants, More at 2011 Show

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By Barbara Rengers – Wow! The Henry Shaw Cactus and Succulent Society pulled it off again. The Orthwein Hall at Missouri Botanical Garden was once again transformed into a cactus and succulent lovers delight for the 2011 HSCSS Show and Sale. The tables, as usual, were filled with the best of each exhibitor’s collection. …

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Bonsai Expert Presents Intensive Workshop

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By David Wolfe, Photos by Ralph Olliges – New York bonsai expert Susan Amoy shared her obvious passion for succulent bonsai at the August 2009 HSCS meeting, where she described and diagrammed basic bonsai concepts as she demonstrated staging techniques at a rapid-fire pace. As Amoy explained during her presentation at …

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CSSA 2003 Convention

St. Louis CSSA Convention ‘Best in Recent Memory’ – The 230 participants at the June 14-19 Cactus and Succulent Society of America Convention hosted by the Henry Shaw Cactus Society experienced what CSSA Director and Convention Program Chairman Leo Martin called “the best convention in recent memory.” …

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