Welcome to the
Connecticut Cactus & Succulent Society (CCSS)

CCSS Membership

Make friends, improve growing skills, discover new plants, meet experts.  Learn, learn & learn some more.


Newsletters are published monthly (except January).  Past issues can be viewed in the archive.

Meetings & Events

We meet all over Connecticut! Check the schedule for upcoming locations, times, and topics.

Annual Show & Sale

Our 2024 show & sale will take place April 13 -14 in Bristol, CT! Did we mention admission is free?

John Spain Slide Shows

John Spain, CCSS co-founder, author and renowned expert on winter hardy cacti presents his slide collection.

Culture & Resources

Got questions?  We've got answers!
Cultural guides and our recommended list of cactus & succulent vendors.