February Monthly Meeting
February 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Our meeting this month will be held at 1:00 PM due to the DBG closing early.
February 26, 2017
SPEAKER: Karen Zimmerman, Succulent Plant Propagator at The Huntington Desert Collections
TOPIC: “Aloes on my mind: Exploring Aloe Hybrids One Generation at a Time”
I start with an overview of the genus aloe; distribution and diversity of species. I talk a little about the work of hybridizers up to the present, with a special mention about Kelly Griffin, my inspiration. I show parent plants and offspring, some that became good enough to name and distribute, and others that became disappointments. Then I show some promising babies and future possibilities.
We love cacti and succulents. You will fit right in!
Learn about plants you have. Do they grow bigger and flower every year? They should!
Tired of replacing succulents? Find out why!
Over a hundred of us attend meetings. We socialize before and after. New friends to make!
Monthly Q&A sessions during meetings.
Learn about new and different plants, faraway and exotic places.
Silent Auction at every meeting. Free Plants at most meetings. Take home some new plants!
Want plants not sold at big box stores? We know where to find them!