Visit to Derek Packer’s ‘Cactiorum’

18th June 2011


cactusouting_4M.jpg

cactusouting_4M.jpg

 

cactusouting_12M.jpg

cactusouting_12M.jpg

 

cactusouting_15M.jpg

cactusouting_15M.jpg

 

cactusouting_11M.jpg

cactusouting_11M.jpg

 

cactusouting_1M.jpg

cactusouting_1M.jpg

 

cactusouting_2M.jpg

cactusouting_2M.jpg

 

- Pictures in this set copyright Phil Hocking 2011

(With apologies to Ian Woolnough and Ken Scales whose collections we also visited.
Our photographer reported Battery problems after we left Derek.)


Visit to Chris Hayes’ Collection

17th June 2009


Img_3693.jpg

Euphorbia pulvinata

 

Img_3694.jpg

Cotyledon sp

 

Img_3695.jpg

Hildewintera

colademononis

 

Img_3699.jpg

Cleistocactus
(Borzicactus)
samaipatanus

 

Img_3703.jpg

Trichocereus bridgesii

 

Img_3700.jpg

Members admire
his columnar plants
while Chris looks
on from inside
the door

 


Visit to Rene Geissler’s Collection & Nursery

18th April 2009


Img_3340.jpg

Rene discussing

some of the finer

points with

Barry Reid

Img_3341.jpg

David Johnson

admires some

eye-catching flowers

Img_3348.jpg

Rene extols the

virtues of his favourite

fertilser to

Andy Bradley

Img_3352.jpgImg_3351.jpg

Members enjoying the hospitality of Rene and his wife.


Visit to Phil Bedford's Collection

16th July 2008


greenhouse_11a.jpg

Phil explains the
finer points of
some of his plants

greenhouse_12a.jpg

Overall view of
main greenhouse

greenhouse_14a.jpg

Should it go
to the
’National’?

greenhouse_3a.jpg

Members discuss
an all-round
cephalium!

greenhouse_9a.jpg

Following the
one-way system!


Created by IrfanView