I seem to take my time getting to peoples' places and heading into Graeme's took me a while as well! Oh how I scolded myself for taking as long as I did! As the following photographs will testify, Graeme's collection was a sight to behold. I imagine that once I get a greenhouse of my own started, it will soon come to a point when every nook and cranny will be filled. Heh... I look forward to that day :)
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The club's intrepid secretary,
ever dashing and debonair in the afternoon sun! I think
You can't really see them,
but behind the agave, ponytail palm & aeonium, there are trays upon trays
A view of the greenhouses.
Three in total; all of them absolutely chock full of plants
As you can see; Graeme has alot of plants!
It scares me how I know I must have missed seeing some rare specimens that I probably won't ever see again; but as you can see from the picture above and below, there are some real jewels tucked away within these greenhouses; and can we talk about the size of some of these gems!? The Echinocactus grusonii in the picture above was probably larger than a football.
Overall view of the "columnar" greenhouse; as I fondly dubbed this greenhouse. Columnars are my favourite cacti so it was a real treat when I looked in (I could'nt actually go IN to the greenhouse since it was just so full of plants!) and saw so many different specimens! I think the picture below does more justice to this greenhouse. Notice the Pachycereus pringlei in the picture above *sigh* I want!
The Pacypodium lamerei above
was a beautiful specimen; thick
View of the "euphorbia" greenhouse
where the predominance
Hopefully this will have been enough to whet your appetite to visit Graeme!