Gates Cactus and Succulent Society
est. July 1959

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Next Meeting On June 7th!

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We are just days away from the annual show and sale so I hope that everyone has already signed up to help volunteer for the event. We will have volunteer…

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In July of 1959 a small group of succulent enthusiasts gathered in the Rialto home of Bill and Eleanor Hughes.

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  • Picture of Dr. Robert Webb and desert cacti and succulents
  • Dan Mahr from the Cactus and Succulent Society of America
  • Picture of Jon Rebman in the desert with cactus and succulents
  • Gymn Monvillel succulent

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3 thoughts on “Home

  1. 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!


  2. I would like to donate Aloe/ Cactus books from Cap & Peggy Strano’s library.
    Please email me if the club is interested.
    Thank you,


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