Summer Show 2002
Date: 2002 June 9
Photos by: Simon Mentha.
The Cambridge Branch of the British Cactus & Succulent Society's Summer Show was held at Scotsdale Garden Centre, Great Shelford.
At left Brian Moore, as he has so often, takes on the job of
attempting to extract the 50p entrance fee from visitors (and never
ceases to be amazed at people who are put off by this small
A specimen of the genus Denmoza from Argentina, which needs to
reach a reasonable size in cultivation before producing its flowers.
A Peruvian species this time, Matucana madisoniorum which needs
care in cultivation to reach this size without developing unsightly
Neil Oakman's specimen of Edithcolea grandis. This member of the
Asclepiadaceae, with its spectacular flowers, can be somewhat
tricky to grow.
At right, the show judges, Tony and Suzanne Mace assess the exhibits. To the left of them, Keith and Kathryn Brown performing the job of "judges' runners" (i.e. noting the judges' decisions, and taking them to the Show Secretary).