Dean Karras began collecting and growing cacti from seed as a hobby in 2008. He has been a member of the Palomar Cactus & Succulent Society since 2017, and a member of the San Diego Cactus & Succulent Society since 2019
A brief look at the Genus Mammillaria, focusing on both the beauty and the oddities of one of the cactus world’s favorite plants.
Kelly Griffin is a succulent plant hybridizer, propagator, and avid plant explorer. Like many of us, his interest in plants and particular succulent plants started at a fairly young age.
Tom Glavich is a long time grower of succulent plants. He is one of the co-chairs of the Inter-City Cactus and Succulent show held every August at the LA Arboretum.
Stefan Burger is an Australian naturalist and environmental consultant living in Chile. He has an academic background in Applied Sciences and developed a fascination for cacti and other exotic plants from a young age.