Hello all, we are at heathrow terminal 5 and have found internet acess. Everything is looking good for the trip and Mohan has aranged a meeting with His Excellency the Govener of Sikkim. We go through security at 12:20 and board the aircraft at 15:00. We’re all fairly excited and will posibly upload pictures once […]
We are really excited to be hosting this summer’s OCI meeting at Writhlington School. The event will include a special lecture about the Writhlington Orchid Project, Have-A-Go-at-Microprop. sessions and tours of the greenhouses and labs. The event is free to OCI members, £10 to non-members (refundable from OCI membership).
A soon as we get back from London we have the daunting prospect of going to Sikkim at the end of the week. For myself and Luke Shackleton (one of three Lukes) this is the first expedition with proper jungle and we are both very excited. Both Luke Lucas and Ben Stokes have been on […]
In case you hasn’t guesed by the title of this post, we won a silver gilt! We’re very pleased about this as we thought our plants were only silver medal standard, and in places the moss on the display was not up to our usual standard. We also had a record breaking saturday of sales […]
Everyone on the show team this year (except Stuart) has experienced the Wellington before, but that’s not going to stop us uploading photos to show you just how ‘great’ it is here! Once you get past the very basic rooms and the breakfast of Ironed flat cheese and spam, it’s actually not bad! On the […]