Posts Tagged: Cacti

Cacti and Succulent Show Wiltshire Branch

Once again the Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) will be holding their annual show on the Saturday 15th June 2019 at the Melksham Assembly Hall, The Market Place, Melksham. SN12 6ES.   The show opens at 11am until 3.30pm and it is ¬£1 entry. We have been holding our show in… Read more »

Wiltshire Branch Cacti and Succulent Show 2018

The Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) hosted their annual show this weekend in Melksham and it was a great success. I was fortunate to win the two classes I entered with my Fockea edulis and Plectranthus ernstii and there were so many wonderful and diverse species of cacti and succulent… Read more »

Dereks route to bonsai perfection

Derek started the hobby of bonsai in 2006 so has 11 years of practical experience with trees and plants as bonsai. He also does cacti and succulents as a hobby too and he finds that the two hobbies compliment one another. He is also the Chairman of the Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and… Read more »

BCSS Cacti and Succulent Annual Show 2017 (Wiltshire Branch)

What a diverse range of plants under one roof, such a collection was phenomenal to see. It was a fun show with a lot of interest in cacti and succulents from everyone who came along to the annual British Cactus and Succulent Society Show Wiltshire Branch at Melksham Assembly Halls on Saturday 24th June 2017.

Accents @Club night

Tonight was accent night and Parnham Bungalow Plants from Market Lavington came along to sell us some of their superb alpine plants. It was a fun evening with a chance to get some inspiration of existing accent plantings made by club members and buy some new alpines and succulents to make your own.

Cacti and Succulents @Chelsea Flower Show

This was one amazing Cacti display which won a Gold for Southfield Nurseries and a well deserved one at this. It was blooming beyond anything I have seen before and incredible with the diversity of colour and cacti present, congratulations. A general theme throughout Chelsea Flower Show this year was that of cacti and succulents,… Read more »

Mark Follon fissured pots

Have you seen Mark Follons fissured pots? I came across these pots recently on the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS)¬†Facebook page, and they are stunning. So much fun in such a pot, which is very versatile in use for all plants. Thinking about getting one or two for bonsai accents or may be even… Read more »

Cactus & Succulent Melksham

Cactus and succulent are a vast and extensive family of plants. You should check some of them out. Wiltshire branch are holding their annual show on 2nd July 2016 at Melksham Assembly Hall from 1100 to 1530. It’s only a quid to get in and has plant sales, refreshments and even some bonsai!

Accents @ Bonsai with Love

There was a stunning display of accents at Bonsai with Love, and some very interesting styles, designs and species of plants used as accents too. The pots were also amazing, so many brightly coloured and wonderful designs it was hard to choose a favourite. Check out some of the accents from the show below. For… Read more »

Floral delights @ Chelsea 2016

This year was another excellent year not just for bonsai but for all the gardens, floral displays and plants. It was great fun to explore the grounds and find such colourful and beautiful designs all around. Here are a few things that caught my eye.