Thursday January 4, 2018 General Meeting
LACSS Meeting first Thursday of the Month
Doors open 6:15pm
Sepulveda Garden Center 16633 Magnolia Blvd, Encino, CA 91436.
January Program- Duke Benadom
Duke’s digital presentation will be on a trip to Uganda where he and Tom Cole botanized mostly in the lawless Karamoja Region of north-east Uganda. Much of it was accompanied by three individuals from the Ik tribe.
Duke has been involved with several cactus & succulent clubs and is a life member of three (including LACSS). He became a Director for the Cactus & Succulent Society of America (CSSA) in 1990, served as the CSSA's Show Chairman for more than a decade, and as Convention Chairman for six conventions. He served as Vice President and then President for a total of almost ten years, and as Editor of the Cactus & Succulent Journal for just over a year. He is a recipient of CSSA awards, Superior Service, Special Service, and Fellow. He was the author of the long-running CSJ column, Superb Succulents, since its inception. He enjoys flora and fauna, seed growing, traveling, photography, and sharing these experiences with others of similar interests. He even served as LACSS President oh so long ago.
January Plants of the Month
Cacti: Blossfeldia & Frailea
Succulents: Othonna & Senecio