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Question of the Month:
What is a caudiciform?
Answer below...

Our PURPOSE IS: To increase knowledge of, to propagate, to identify, to preserve endangered species of desert plants, and to encourage others to do the same.

 AS A MEMBER OF SACXS YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN MANY INTERESTING ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. FOR EXAMPLE, THE CLUB SHOW AND SALE IN APRIL, GREENHOUSE TOURS, THE ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC IN October, CHRISTMAS DINNER, EXCITING FIELD TRIPS, AND EDUCATIONAL GUEST SPEAKERS.

FOR INFORMATION ON UPCOMING CACTUS RELATED EVENTS PLEASE CLICK HERE

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS MAY BE JOINING THE CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA, USE OF THE CLUB LIBRARY OR VOLUNTEERING AT THE SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL CENTER.

MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN SACXS REGULAR MEETINGS BY BRINGING EXTRA PLANTS TO DONATE FOR THE CLUB RAFFLE. THROUGHOUT THE YEAR MEMBERS WILL BE CALLED ON TO ASSIST WITH REFRESHMENTS AND TO BRING AN AUCTION PLANT($5.00 VALUE OR MORE) AT ONE OF OUR REGULAR MEETINGS. MEMBERS WILL BE CALLED UPON TO HELP AT CLUB SALES AND TO POSSIBLY HOLD A POSITION ON THE BOARD.

SEVERAL OF OUR SACXS MEMBERS ARE COMMERCIAL VENDORS OF CACTI AND SUCCULENTS. THESE MEMBERS ARE RECOGNIZED ON THE VENDORS PAGE

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR INTEREST AND PARTICIPATION!

New Horticulture Page -information useful to people with plant interests

Answer to question of the month:
A caudiciform is any plant that forms a caudex, or a fat, succulent base/trunk/root.

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April 2014

Spring Show and Sale - April 24, 25 & 26

Wednesday (April 23): Pre-Show Prep: 10am-12pm table set-up and 12pm-5pm dealers set-up and drop-off educational displays, auction plants, and raffle plants. (Thurs. morning by 9am is OK for drop-off as well.)

Thursday (April 24): Show & Sale hours: 9am-5pm, Silent Auction 10am-4pm, Fiesta Medals, succulents, and pottery sales all day.

Friday (April 25): Show and Sale hours: 9am-5pm, Regular Auction 2pm-3:30pm, Fiesta Medals, succulents, and pottery sales all day.

Saturday (April 26): Show and Sale hours: 9am-5pm, Regular Auction 2pm-3:30pm, Fiesta Medals, succulents, and pottery sales all day; Pick-up Educational Displays at 4:00 and clean-up/pack-up begins. Out of Garden Center by 6:00pm.

 

 

Program Next Month - May 21

Landscape tour at longtime Club members Ann & Jimmy Black's home. (See the current Newsletter for location.)

A cookout will follow the tour.

 

 

Late 1970’s Club Documents

 

PAST PRESIDENTS OF THE SAN ANTONIO CACTUS AND XEROPHYTE SOCIETY Edward P. Droste, Founder -1977

1977 - Edward P. Droste   1978 -Charles Mitchell   1979 -Lyle Teague   1980 -Lyle Teague   1981 -Mike Scott    1982 -Mike Scott,   1983 -Gene Turpin   1984 -Doris Uhl   1985 -Doris Uhl   1986 -Claude Townsend   1987 -Claude Townsend 1988 -Gene Turpin   1989 -Gene Turpin   1990 -Lucile Lively   1991 -Lucile Lively   1992 -Doris Uhl   1993 -Barbara Schulze 1994 -Barbara Schulze   1995 -Lucile Lively   1996 -Lucile Lively   1997 -Connie Tabor   1998 -Sidney Yarbrough   1999 -Marvin Uhl   2000 -Marvin Uhl   2001 -Don Clark   2002 -Don Clark   2003 -Ann Dickey   2004 -Ann Dickey   2005 -Don Clark   2006 -Don Clark   2007 -Don Clark   2008 -Jimmy Black  2009 -Jimmy Black  2010 -Barbara Schulze 2011 -Barbara Schulze 2012 Marty Ruona 2013 Marty Ruona

Past Presidents’ Page

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