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Welcome to The Highland Park Cactus and Succulent Society! The mission of the society is to foster, disseminate and advance the knowledge and propagation of cacti and other succulents. While drinking of course!

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Resources

Where to Visit in California

Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Mojave National Preserve

The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Park, Palm Springs, CA

The Los Angeles County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

 

Where to Buy Cactus and Succulents in California

Abbey Garden
Cacti & Succulents
P.O. Box 2249
La Habra, CA 90632
(562) 905-3520
FAX (562) 905-3522

 

The Caro Desert Nursery 
9607 E. Avenue S12 
Littlerock, CA 93543
661-456-0787
www.CaroDesert.com
E-Mail:ibrenec@yahoo.com

 

California Cactus Center
216 S. Rosemead Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Tel: 626 795 2788
Fax: (626) 795-1908

 

Desert Images Nursery
Ojai, CA
Tel: 805-649-2924

 

Grigsby Cactus Garden
2354 Bella Vista
Vista, CA 92083
Tel: 760 727 1323

 

The Haworthia Guy
John Matthews
661-297-5364
or 661-714-1052
Email:jgmplants@aol.com

 

Rainbow Gardens Nursery 
1444 E. Taylor St Vista, CA 92084-3308
Tel: 760-758-4290
Email:grwche@aol.com

 

Rare Succulents
E-mail: info@rare-succulents.c
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Cactus and Succulent Societies of California

BAKERSFIELD CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting Info: Olive Drive Church, 5500 Olive Drive, Bakersfield California.
Meeting time: Second Tuesday of the month. “social half-hour” 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

 

CENTRAL COAST CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meetings are held the second Sunday of every month at 2:00 pm. Please join us at: San Luis Obispo Public Library Large Meeting Room 995 Palm Street San Luis Obispo, CA (805) 781-5991

 

EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Epiphyllum Society of America
P.O. Box 1395 Monrovia, CA 91017-1395

 

GATES CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info:  San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA
Meeting time: 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30 PM
President:  Mike Green

 

LONG BEACH CACTUS CLUB
Meeting info: Dominguez Ranch Adobe, 18127 S Alameda St, Compton, CA,
Meeting time: 4th Sunday of the month, 1:00 pm
Contact: 562.419.9646

 

LOS ANGELES C&SS
Meeting info: Sepulvada Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd, Northridge, CA,
Meeting time: 2nd Monday of the month, 7:30 pm
President: Artie Chavez, 818-363-3432

 

ORANGE COUNTY C&SS
Meeting info: 11832 Euclid Av, Garden Grove, CA,
Meeting time: 4th Thursday of the month, 7pm
Email: info@occss.org

 

PALOMAR CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: Joslyn Senior Center, 724 N Broadway, Escondido, CA
Meeting time: 4th Saturday of the month, 12 noon
Paul M. Seward, (619) 486-0535 PO Box 840 Escondido, CA 92033-0840

 

SAN DIEGO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park in downtown San Diego
Meeting time: Second Saturday of each month,
(except June, Sept., and Dec.), at 1:00 pm

 

SAN DIEGO EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY
Meeting info: Casa Del Prado Rm 101, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA,
Meeting time: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 pm
President: Phil Peck, 619-491-9495, 3994 Alhambra St, San Diego CA 92104-2716

 

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: Arboretum of Los Angeles Co, 301 N. Baldwin Av, Arcadia, CA
Meeting time: 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30pm
President: Buck Hemenway.  Email: buckhem@sbglobal.net

 

SANTA BARBARA CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: Louise L Davis Recreation Center, 1232 De La Vina, Santa Barbara, CA,
Meeting time: First Friday of the month, 7:30pm
Contact: pmills@lotusland.org

 

SOUTH COAST CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: South Coast Botanic Garden 26300 Crenshaw Blvd. Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA Meeting time: 2nd Sunday of the month, 1:30pm
Contact: 2530 Lesserman Torrance,CA.90503 (310) 618-9886
E-mail: dlaforest@socalrr.com

 

SUNSET SUCCULENT SOCIETY
Meeting info: Burton W. Chace County Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
Meeting time: First Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm
President: Rosalie Gorchoff
Contact: NChristianson@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Additional Resources

http://davesgarden.com/ (This site is a free member site where one can trade or buy succulents with other collectors. It is also a chat board and a wealth of information)

The Cactus & Succulent Society of America

The Cactus and Succulent Plant Mall

Cacti_etc: Largest Internet Newsgroup (This page looks really outdated, and is just an info sheet. You want to email  listproc@opus.scs.agilent.com the message: subscribe cacti_etc Richard M. Nixon to get on the mailing list)

The GardenWeb: Cacti & Succulents Forum

The Amateurs’ Digest

 

 

 

 

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Rescue Program

The Highland Park Cactus and Succulent Society works with private landowners and developers to rescue cactus and succulent plants that would be destroyed prior to development or re-development of the land.

These cactus and succulents are either replanted on distressed city property as part of the gorilla gardening project or propagated and sold at the annual plant show.

If you have a cactus or succulent that needs removal, please email:

info@HighlandparkSociety.com for more info.

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Contact

 

 

Want to join? We would love to have you!

 

It’s easy!

 

Just e-mail us at: info@HighlandParkSociety.com to be added to the list!

 

We will email you a week before the meeting to share that meetings subject!

 

Next meeting…you will be the first to know!

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About

Welcome to The Highland Park Cactus and Succulent Society! The mission of the society is to foster, disseminate and advance the knowledge and propagation of cacti and other succulents! The society places emphasis on backyard homesteading, the cultivation of one’s own food and a conservationist and eco friendly approach to life.

Upcoming meeting topics will be emailed to you. Each meeting is 1 hour in length and take place at The POP HOP on York, next to Cafe De Leche on 50th and York!

Members are encouraged to bring their own pieces to trade or sell to the group! Everyone is encouraged to bring beer, wine, food whatever just come and enjoy yourself!  All meetings take place on Sunday’s at 5:00 p.m.

The society is free to join and always will be!

Email info@HighlandParkSociety.com to be added to the list!

 

Kendall Key www.KendallKey.com, a Real Estate Broker and Owner of RealPro Eastside www.realproeastside.com is the founder of the society.

 

Everyone is welcome at the Highland Park Cactus and Succulent Society!

 

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