CACTUS lovers are preparing to welcome a special guest to their next meeting.
The Sheffield branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society will hear from the society’s chairman at the next meeting.
Dr Alasdair Glen, a retired chemist who has 500 cacti at home, will be talking on the subject neoporterias and all that or eriosyce?
Neoporterias are cacti from western South America, while eriosyce is a genus of cacti native to Chile.
The meeting takes place at the Scout headquarters, Trippet Lane, Sheffield city centre, on Friday, March 8, from 7.30pm.
n For further details about the branch, call Mike Lockwood, branch secretary, on 01246 231109, or, alternatively, visit www.sheffield.bcss.org.uk for information.