Garden club hears about growing cacti Garden club hears about growing cacti Photos provided by Ellen Richmond -- Serving as hostesses at the March 13 meeting of the Gonzales Garden Club are, from left, Gail Lonibos, Jamis Poche, Marilyn Rice and Myra Mire. Advocate staff report April 11, 2013 Comments Gonzales Garden Club members learned how to grow cacti and succulents thanks to a presentation by cactus hobbyist Glenn Beall. Beall shared his gardening tips with members prior to the club’s March 13 meeting. At the meeting, winners of the club’s monthly Yard of the Month contest were announced. Raising Cane’s on U.S. 61 in Gonzales won the commercial Yard of the Month honor and the residential prize went to Billy and Daria Haydel, of Gonzales. Hostesses were Gail Lonibos, Jamis Poche, Marilyn Rice and Myra Mire. Priscilla Monson talked about a white mum and sago palm arrangement and asparagus fern with kalanchoe flowers presented during the meeting.