Gates Cactus and Succulent Society
est. July 1959
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President’s Message: March, 2023
Last month’s field trip to the Coachella Valley/Palm Springs was absolutely wonderful. The weather couldn’t have been any better with the crispy cool morning air accompanied by a pleasantly warm…Keep Reading
March Newsletter 2023
With this year coming to an end, let us all be grateful that we were able to return to live, in-person meetngs after almost two years. What better way to…Keep Reading
Woody Minnich | March 1st Speaker
Gates October Meeting, January 4th at 7pm PST. Breslin will explore multiple connections between contemporary and emerging research methods in plant conservation and the ways we raise our plants.Keep Reading
A list of all Gates CSS and other select events in Southern California (and more) for 2023. Check back often for updates!Keep Reading
In July of 1959 a small group of succulent enthusiasts gathered in the Rialto home of Bill and Eleanor Hughes.Keep Reading
CSSA Webinar by Martin Lowry on March 4th
Bolivia’s Amazing Diversity of Cacti Saturday, March 4th at 10 am PST. Everyone is welcome to attend!Keep Reading
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I live in Irvine and have a big cactus plant that I can no longer care for. Does anyone pick up? I started to cut it up, but it was brutal. It’s about 6 feet tall in a pot, and it doesn’t work here. Help!
Hi Jim sorry for the delay. Where can we reach you?