Cactus Courier
Newsletter of the Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose

Naomi Bloss - Prepping for the Show

Noami Bloss has been a standout at succulent plant shows for quite a few years. She regularly earns top honors. For our September program, she will share some of her knowledge, experience, and presentation tips. If you want to improve your show standing or just want to learn how to show off your plants to their best advantage, this is the program for you.

She will be bringing plants for sale.

Cactus:         Advanced • Novice  
Succulents:         Advanced • Novice  
Something Special:         Advanced • Novice  
Plant Outside the Pot (non-traditional or novelty plantings) (or your choice)
Beginners' Luck:         Novice Only  

Note that the meeting will be in the Meeting Hall this month
and not in the Multi-Cultural building.

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