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WHAT DOES THE CLUB OFFER?

  • Nine informative meetings are held each year at the Toronto Botanical Garden (formerly the Civic Garden Centre) at 777 Lawrence Avenue East, at Leslie Street, in Toronto.  These are scheduled for the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.  You are welcome to attend one of these meetings as a visitor to see if you would like to join our group.  Membership forms are available and can be filled out at the meeting if you wish, or you may download a membership form and mail it to the treasurer's address. Online regisration is also available.
  • The Club's annual Plant Show & Sale is held the first weekend in June at Toronto Botanical Gardens as well as August Plants Sale. These events have free admission and are wheelchair accessible.
  • The Club has a lending library of books and journals about these fascinating plants.  Books are picked up and returned at the club meetings.
  • Nine newsletters (Cactus Factus) are published each year.  Each contains 6 to 8 pages of news of upcoming events, reports of the meetings and plant talk.  There is also a full-colour electronic version of this newsletter for those with e-mail access.
  • A selection of free cactus and other succulent seeds are available to members.


Other activities include:
  • Summer picnics.
  • Annual Mesembs Show in October.
  • Naming of your unnamed plants — well, we'll try!
  • Show & Tell — show off your special plants.
  • Sales Tables — plants, seeds, cultivation materials, etc.
  • Visit to other members' collections.
  • On-request naming/cultivation session at your home.
  • Separate study groups for specific interests.

The Club currently has about 80 members. Membership rates are $25.00 for a single membership or $26.00 for a family (for a 12-month period from date of joining)
Events & News:
Jan 16, 2024 
7:30pm TBG
Annual General Meeting

February 20, 2024
7:30PM TBG
2023 Travelogue SW USA – by Vladimir Andrenkov

Mar 19, 2024
7:30pm TBG
Succulents of the Western Cape & Namaqualand - by Erika Schroedersecker

Apr 16, 2024
7:30pm TBG
Ceropegia & cultivation– by Brian (Bree) Jiang

May 21, 2024
7:30pm TBG
Topic to be announced - by Jasper Parsons

Jun 16, 2024
10:00am TBG
Annual Show & Sale

Jun 18, 2024
7:30pm TBG
Mammillaria: Cacti Royalty - by Keith Boa

MEETINGS, ACTIVITIES & INFORMATION
For every Club member.
Meetings

Nine informative meetings each year, held at the Toronto Botanical Garden (formerly the Civic Garden Centre) at 777 Lawrence Avenue East, at Leslie Street, in Metropolitan Toronto

Membership

You are welcome to attend one of our monthly meetings as a visitor to see if you would like to join our group.

Membership forms are available and can be filled out at a meeting, if you wish, or you may download/print a membership form and mail it with payment to the treasurer's address.

Library

Many books and periodicals are available to club members.

Club's Events and Monthly Newsletter
For every Club member.
Photo competition

The Toronto Cactus & Succulent Club has held an annual photographic competition since the 1980s but because these were before the digital era no copies of the print and slide entries is available. Later on some digital classes were incorporated. In 2015 the photographic competition was limited to only digital entries.

Newsletter

Nine newsletters per year containing upcoming events, club news, growing information and other articles, and your free "Wanted" or "For Sale" classifieds.

Show & Sale

The Toronto Cactus & Succulent Club's Annual Show & Sale is held on the first weekend in June at Toronto Botanical Gardens.

Summer Picnics
Socializing and Visiting other members' collections.
Summer picnics

One or two summer picnics may be held at members' homes. Dates, times, locations and driving instructions will be announced in the club's newsletter

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