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Updated: February 13, 2017 7:50 PM


 

 

Meetings will be held at the Phinney Center,

6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle 98103 unless otherwise shown.

Here is a map prodived by Mapquest

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Next Meeting

Sunday February 19th 2017 2:00pm

Growing Cactus & Succulents from Seed;
A Panel Presentation

 

Come prepared to get your hands dirty. Following a panel presentation on growing from seed and
learning about the different requirements between growing cacti and succulents, there will be a planting
activity with a variety of cacti and succulent seeds, soil, and some pots so you can plant and take home a
pot of future seedlings. NOTE: If you have a couple of four inch pots or a similarly sized container for
planting, please bring it as there will be some pots but perhaps not enough for each person to have two or
three. Seed starting mix and cactus soil will be provided. However, if you would like to bring your own
mix to grow in that’s fine, too. If anyone has seeds to share, please feel free to bring them as well.

For best results at home, temperatures between 59 ° F to 77 ° F are recommended. Generally, larger
seeds take longer to germinate than smaller seeds.

Mammillaria seeds are very small but are recommended to beginners as being easy to propagate and can
take a mere 6 months before the seedlings can be handled. Gymnocalycium and Astrophytum seeds can
take 12 months before the seedling can be handled. Good luck and have patience!!

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Future Meetings


Sunday March 19th 2017: Arizona Views by Karen Hart

 

Sunday April 23rd 2017: Plant Hormones & Propagation by Ernesto Sandoval, UC Davis

 

Saturday May 20th 2017: Vancouver, B. C. field trip

 

Sunday June 18th 2017: Sanseviera by Elain Bassett & friends plus TOPSS Review by Karen Summers

 

Sunday July 16th 2017: Volunteer Park Conservatory visit

 

Sunday August 13th: Club Picnic

 

Sunday August 20th 2017: Xeriscape event at Volunteer Park Conservatory

 

Saturday & Sunday September 9/10th: Tthe Odd Plant Show & Sale at Sky Nursery

 

Saturday September 30th: 2017: Seattle Field Trip - TBA

 

Sunday October 15th 2017: Zombie Terrariums by Cynthia Scoville

 

Sunday November 19th 2017: Wonderful Worlkd of Succulent Plants by Ian Barclay - the Desert Northwest

 

Sunday December 17th 2017: Festive Feast - Location TBA


 

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