If you have discovered the wonder and beauty of growing cacti or succulents, this site and this Society is the gateway for you to expand your collection and knowledge and join the enthusiastic throng of members who share your delight. With over 80 branches throughout the UK which meet monthly, you have the opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn more about growing these wonderful plants. A quarterly, beautifully illustrated magazine devoted to these plants will bring you information by way of articles about their occurrence in the wild and their needs in cultivation to enable you to grow them and reap the rewards of the glory of their flowers.
BCSS JUDGE'S COURSE 2015
Will be held late summer at the usual venue of Moulton College near Northampton. Further details in due course.
If you're having plant problems, need an id, want to discuss cultivation, or see wonderful travelogues from round the world then please don't hesitate to visit the forum.
Since 1993 the BCSS has supported projects designed to aid the conservation of cacti and succulents. Through the generous contribution of its members grants have been given to workers on a worldwide basis.
With over 80 branches throughout the country there is bound to be one near you.
With around 60 species and more than 3000 (yes, three thousand!) named cultivars of sempervivum available, it was always going to be difficult for me to choose just one to illustrate as Plant of the Month.