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

Russell Wagner - Living Stones

Little Sphaeroid Press founder, Russell Wagner, holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and, for seven years, was the editor of the Cactus and Succulent Journal. His publishing concept is both traditional and modern. The aim of Little Sphaeroid Press is to produce beautiful printed volumes on a wide range of succulent-plant topics complemented with an engaging and informative web site.

Little Sphaeroid Press publishes Steven Hammer's Mesemb series.

A succulent plant expert and adept grower in his own right, Mr. Wagner spent significant time in Africa enriching his experience and knowledge.

Mr. Wagner's presentation will concentrate on the species, Titanopsis, the "Living Stone".

He will be bringing plants for sale.

Cactus:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Ariocarpus and Astrophytum
Succulents:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Something Special:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Madagascar Succulents (or your choice)
Beginners' Luck:         Novice Only  

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