We are a Western Colorado club whose mission is to promote knowledge, enjoyment, cultivation, and conservation of cacti and other succulent plants among its members and other individuals and organizations throughout West-Central Colorado. We created and maintain two beautiful cactus and succulent Demonstration Gardens in Grand Junction: one at the Colorado State University Extension office and the other at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens. These gardens also present xeric and native plants and showcase various garden design strategies that work in our challenging local climate.
In addition to our Monthly Programs, we usually organize a few Field Trips every year, some local and others further afield, to view plants in habitat. We also participate in various Education Outreach activities where we connect with the community to share our passion and knowledge about cacti and succulents. The club can also be contacted to help in plant re-homing — indoor cacti or succulents sometimes get too big for their space or too big a chore to maintain. We may also be able to assist with garden rescues if outdoor cacti or succulents no longer fit your landscaping needs.
Reminder: No August Regular Meeting
We will not have a regular meeting this month but will resume in September.
Please check the calendar for upcoming gardening events.
In memoriam: George Dunham • July at our demonstration gardens • Guided mushroom foray invitation • Scenes from the July regular meeting • On Yucca glauca (soapweed yucca) • Photo contest reminder and rules • CSU Extension garden 18 years ago • Available club embroidery and silk screen patterns Calendar of Events • More
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