13th Eastern Cactus & Succulent Conference

Announcing the 13th Eastern

Cactus and Succulent


October 18-20, 2002

The Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg, Maryland

The National Capital Cactus and Succulent Society will be hosting the 13th Eastern Cactus and Succulent Conference Friday October 18, 2002 through Sunday October 20, 2002.

We have the following speakers and their tentative programs:

Myron KimnachSocotra and Peru
Dan Mahr"Succulent Trees" and "Namibia".
Woody Minnich"Ariocarpus, Astrophytum, and Aztekium" and "Atacama after the Rains"
Steven HammerHaworthias and Mesembs

We will be having a plant show and several vendors will be selling plants and other items. Vendors scheduled to be at the conference include:

Bob Smoley - Bob Smoley's Gardenworld

Frank & Naomi Bloss - California Succulents

Judy Becker - Lauray of Salisbury

Lynn & LoWilla Wilson - Wilson's Succulents

Ron Byrom - Real Rebutias

David Schulz - Connecticut C&S Books

Alain Choo - Kaktus Dude Collection (Crafts)

Conference registration will on Friday, together with set up for the show and sales with a Friday evening mixer. All day Saturday will be talks by the speakers followed by an evening banquet and the Rare Plant (and other item) Auction. Sunday will be half a day with speakers and a panel discussion on growing winter hardy plants in the northeastern US.

All the pertinent information regarding the conference and hotel registration will be sent upon request. For a printable convention registration form, please click here.

For additional information contact:

Al Nichols
1619 Millersville Road
Millersville, MD 21108-2119
410 923 2686


Lee J. Miller

2715 Ontario Rd NW
Washington DC 20009-2107