Invites rock gardeners and alpine
plant lovers from abroad to join the Club. It has
grown steadily and now has around 800 local and 60 foreign
members. Many of them keep professional contacts with
Rock Garden Societies, Clubs, Chapters in U.S.A., U.K.,
Germany, France, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands and other
parts of the world, as well as with many botanical gardens.
A lot of our members are experienced growers of alpine
plants and skilled seed collectors. Our activities concentrate
Publishing of the bulletin "Skalnicky" (i.e.
Alpine Plants) with four issues per year, each of about
40 pages with drawings and colour photographs.
Seed Exchange. In 1999/2000 our Index Seminum (seed
list) offered over 1.800 items from local and foreign
shows of alpine plants including plant sale in the traditional
show church garden in Prague.
also organize short trips and visits to our best rock
gardeners in the country as well as longer holiday expeditions
to the mountains of Europe and Asia.
The Early Spring in March/April
- one week, specialized on plants like Saxifragas,
- The Main Spring Show in May - lasting three weeks,
exhibition of more than 1.000 plants
- The Autumn Show in August/September, one or two
weeks, for dwarf conifers, late alpines and other
garden plants, Fuchsias, etc.
Membership dues are 25 EUR
including the seed exchange. Most of this amount is
used to cover the Index Seminum and the bulletin, including
translation of abstracts, the rest to pays for postage.
Please, transfer the amount to our bank account at:
162 00 Prague 6 Petriny,
Klub skalničkářů Praha
Note: please do not divide the payments. The commission
for each cheque is 3.30 USD!
The name plus a shortened address, i.e. city and country (necessary to identify the sender). Bank cheques, personal cheques, International Money Orders or Draft Notes are accepted and should be sent to theClub address. Cash is welcome, in a registered letter, but at your risk. Please, make your name and address readable. We always have unidentified cheques with missing address! If you do not receive bulletins, let us know also time and way of your last payment. Skalnicky no. 2 and later is sent only to members in good standing.
A membership directory is
available on request for new members.
All inquieries should be directed to:
Klub skalnickaru Praha,
162 00 Praha 2,
or e-mail address of RGCP officers
shall be very pleased to welcome you in our Rock Garden
With best wishes
JUDr.Ing. Josef Adamec
President of RGC Prague
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Contributions to the Bulletin (English)
are very welcome. Please send a manuscript printed on
paper and on a diskette as a text file preferably in
Word and AmiPro. Articles will be translated in Czech.
English summary is welcome.
Advertisements:one full page is for 3.000 Kc It is possible
to request 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8 of a page.
Species and Author Cumulative Index to Bulletin Skalnieky,
volumes 1986-2001 are available on request for postage
and printing costs (6 USD/EUR)
Seed exchange is open to all members in good stan ding.
Seeds from donors are accepted up to 30 of October.
Your seeds for exchange should be sent to Mrs. Anna
The seed list is distributed together with the Bulletin
vol. 4. Instructions are enclosed there. Orders are
Mrs. Anna Benesova,
186 00 Praha 8,
|Centaurea drabifolia ssp. austrooccidentalis
Saturday, 4 March, 2006, 8:45 to 15:00 o´clock.
Lecture: Jaroslav Baláž – Visit to the Turkish mountains
Museum of Police, Na Karlově, Prague 2.
Reports on Club activites, awards of growers for their exhibited plants. Slide shows.
Including plant sale in the traditional
show church garden on Karlovonamesti - Moran, Prague
1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (dates are also shown on
the RGC Calendar under "Vystavy")
Early Spring Show: 27 March – 1 April, 2006 (Karel Lang and Jiří Novák)
Main Spring Show: 3 - 20 May, 2006 (Vojtech Holubec, Martin Hajman)
Autumn Show: 11 - 23 September, 2006
Lectures: (17:00, Na Novotneho lávce, Prague 1)
- 15 March.2006 - Jiří Šlégl - Middle Africa and New Guinea
- 12 April 2006 - Vojtech Holubec – Kamchatka.
Commitee Club structure:
President - Vojtech Holubec
- Vice President - Otto Benes
Treasurer - Ivana Novakova
Secretary - Eva Karasova
Comissions (having 1 to 10 volunteers)
Editorial Board - Marie
- Exhibiting Comission - Ota Vlasak
Webmaster www.soldanella.cz - Karel Tybl
Lectures, meetings, study weekends -
Trips and visits - Dana
Caltova - domestic, Eva Karasova -
Sales - Zdenek Obrdlik
- Seed Exchange - Anna Benesova
Show Garden keeper ( and accepting visitors) - Martin Brejnik
- International Correspondence, translations
- Conifers and Wiches Brooms
Five domestic 1 or 2 day bus trips to Czech and Moravian rock gardens, application to Dana Caltová, U staré školy, 250 02 Stará Boleslav (tel. 326 911 116)
Species and Author Cumulative Index to the
Bulletin Skalnicky, volumes 1986-1996 is available
on request for postage and printing costs (6 USD/EUR
the new clubroom, open regularly before lectures or
162 00 Praha 6,
(420) 318 611 106 or
(420) 603 733 408