2019 Calendar

Meetings are held on 4th Tuesday of every month. We do not hold a meeting in December.

Doors open at 7pm for ‘early bird’ plant exchange and sales. Official meeting starts 8pm.

We are always on the lookout for persons who may be willing or able to give an interesting presentation on a relevant topic at our meetings. If you think you might be able to do so, or know of someone else you would like to hear a presentation from – please let us know enquiries@www.cssaustralia.org.au.

Venue: Mt Waverley Youth Centre, 45 Miller Crescent, Mt Waverley Victoria 3149

Members are requested to wear their membership name tags when attending any of our meetings or events.

We welcome all of our members and visitors to our current calendar. Visitors and guests of members are most welcome to attend up to three(3) monthly meetings before being required to become members of our Society.

Please note there is an entry fee for visitors – refer to signs at venue.

Tuesday June 25th

Speaker: Attila Kapitany

Topic: New Aust. Succulent Discoveries – and other Aust. Xerophytes that Grow Well in a Succulent Garden

Plant of the Month: Variegated (any succulent/cacti)

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.)

 

Tuesday July 23rd

Speaker: Cori White

Topic: Seedling Grafting to Pereskiopsis

Plant of the Month: Aeonium

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.)

 

Tuesday August 27th

Speaker: Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne staff

Topic: Royal Botanic Gardens update on Arid Garden

Plant of the Month: Sedum

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.)

 

Tuesday September 24th

AGM and special supper

Speaker: Society Patron Prof. Tim Entwisle

Topic: “One and a Half Days and Five Hours in Mexico”

Plant of the Month: Mammillaria

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.)

 

Tuesday October 22nd

Speaker: Kirsteen Macleod

Topic: South African Trip and Succulents

Plant of the Month: Euphorbia

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.)

 

OCT 26TH/27TH: CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA ANNUAL SHOW AND HUGE SALE

 

Tuesday November 26th

Christmas Supper (fruitcake, shortbread, mince tarts)

Speaker: Noelene Tomlinson

Topic: “Senecios and Othonnas Cultivated in Oz”

Plant of the Month: Epiphytic

(Please don’t forget you can make photo entries to our Plant of the Month competition; Photos are to be 6″ x 4″ in a plain frame preferably.