• Shawn Shumaker on Nepenthes Cultivation

    Our guest speaker in the month of August will be Shawn Shumaker, managing horticulturist at the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and carnivorous plant enthusiast. What to Expect Shawn has prepared a presentation on Nepenthes that covers their cultivation, potting techniques, and propagation. In the meeting, you will not only learn...


  • June Meeting at the Huntington

    Meeting notes from Warren: The next meeting of the LACPS will be at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens at 10:30am - 1:30pm Saturday June 16, 2018. Admissions Sign ups are more or less closed at this point. Every one who signed up at the previous meetings or posted a...


  • April Meeting at CSUF

    The April 21th 2018 meeting will be held this Saturday at the California State University Fullerton Biology Greenhouse Complex. Meeting notes from Ed Read: I am so happy that we will soon all congregate at the greenhouses to enjoy each others company and plants. Spring is definitely in the air...


  • December 2017 Potluck

    Our December 16th 2017 meeting will be a Potluck. The meeting will convene at the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce building. Doors open when Tom arrives, which is usually around 10:45 AM. Notes on Potluck Etiquette from Amy Make/bring what you like to eat; most likely other people will like it...


  • Frankie Obregon Outdoor Nepenthes Talk on October 21

    Frankie Obregon will speak at the next LACPS meeting about his experiences cultivating Nepenthes outdoors in southern California. The meeting will convene on October 21, 2017 at the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce building. The doors will open when Tom arrives, which is usually around 10:45 in the AM. As usual,...