Group aims to prick your interest in cactiÂ

Peter Cowdell of Sheffield branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society at a cactus show at the Sheffield Botanical GardensPeter Cowdell of Sheffield branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society at a cactus show at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Peter Cowdell of Sheffield branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society at a cactus show at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Get answers on some very prickly subjects at a special meeting on Friday (January 11).

 Questions suc h as what's it like to eat a cactus? Why is there a succulent plant in my pet's food? How bad is succulent smuggling?

Cactus expert Dr Simon Snowden will be answering these questions and more when he speaks about a 2,000-mile road trip that he took to see the spectacular cacti and succulent plants of California and Nevada.

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He is speaking at the first meeting of 2019 British Cactus and Succulent Society's Sheffield branch at 7.30pm at the Scout Headquarters, 60-68 Trippet Lane, Sheffield city centre.

Entry to the meeting is free and there is  free parking, friendly advice and plants for sale. 

Cacti are currently enjoying a new-found popularity as an in-trend plant to have around our homes   

More details: www.sheffield.bcss.org.uk