Typically, our club meets at the Phinney Neighborhood Center every third Sunday; unless otherwise noted.

Meetings generally begin at 1:30 pm for set up and informal chatting followed by a business meeting and the featured program.  We wrap up by 4:30 pm. 

Previous topics have included Ethnobotany, Winterizing Succulents & Cacti in the PNW and the Consequences of Field Collecting (just to name a few).       

2023 Schedule

January 15
How to Grow Cactus and Succulents Successfully in the Pacific Northwest
Dominic Giorgetti

February 19
Cape Geophytes: Remarkable Bulbs and Tubers of South Africa.
Matt Opel of the University of Connecticut Dept. of Botany (via ZOOM)

March 19
Haworthia: Nomenclature, Growing from Seed, Roots or Cuttings, and Maintaining a Collection.
Dirk Himschoot of the Desert Plant Society of Vancouver BC (via ZOOM)

April 22
FIELD TRIP to eastern Washington to view Pediocactus Nigrispinus in bloom
Ron Bockelman

May 21
FIELD TRIP to Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle

June 18
Report of a Recent Visit to Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino CA
Jerry Vaninetti

July 23
PICNIC hosted by Steve and Claudia Casebolt

August 19 – 20
PLANT SALE at Volunteer Park Conservancy, Seattle

September 24 (Note the date change).
“Living Succulent Frames” – hands on craft project!
Adriane Savelli

October 15
Report from the July 2023 CSSA Convention in Colorado
Molly Malecki

November 19
Topic TBD – Panayoti Kelaidis of Denver Botanical Gardens

December 17
Holiday Party, location TBD 

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