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

Tom Vincze - Exploring Madagascar

In 2014, Tom Vincze visited Madagascar with the primary goal of seeing many succulent plants growing in their habitat, but along the way he also saw otherworldly landscapes and numerous exotic animals that he captured in photos for others to see. Join us for a visit to the amazing island of Madagascar to see some of the amazing flora and fauna from his travels.

A graphic designer by trade, Tom has had an appreciation for nature since an early age. In his spare time, he collects and grows all sorts of plants at home, focusing on succulents and specifically on hybridizing Aloes, Haworthias and Gasteria. His passion for these exotic plants has led him to far off lands to see them growing in their native habitats. Tom is also actively involved with rainforest conservation.

Cactus:         Advanced • Novice  
Succulents:         Advanced • Novice  
Something Special:         Advanced • Novice  
Succulents from Madagascar (or your choice)
Beginners' Luck:         Novice Only  

The meeting will be held in the Meeting Hall


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