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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