Today was the day for the rearrangement of the lab, something that involved four of us for a large part of the day! All the shelving used to store the jars of orchids have been moved and changed resulting in more space and organisation. The pictures below show the sorting in progress and the new […]
My second day was again very enjoyable, with a large proportion of the day spent sorting and storing Orchid seeds. With many of the seeds in envelopes, sent from far and wide, it was a lengthy but nevertheless interesting process. There was still time in the day however, to undertake the task of green podding. […]
With the Writhlington Autumn Orchid Festival fast approaching, we’re very keen to get the word out to as many people as possible. In order to do this, we’ve made a poster that is available for download. If you live within reasonable travelling distance of Writhlington, we’d love it if you would print out one of […]
Today has been a very interesting and exciting start to my two weeks at The Orchid Project. The morning was spent learning micro-propagation techniques such as re-plating and seed sowing. These processes were completely new to me, but I do feel that I am (starting) to get the hang of them. The afternoon was spent […]
Hi, I’m John O’Rourke a year 10 student and I am spending my work experience at The Writhlington Orchid Project. I will be spending time learning techniques such as seed sowing and re-plating. I wil continue to update this blog on my progress on the Project.