We have had a very productive week training the new year 7s how to sow orchid seed in the flow cabinet. Here is future lab manager Rosie who is in year 8 sharing her skills with Charlotte, Year 7.
So first off all a massive “Thank-You” to everyone who helped make this year’s Writhlington Autumn Orchid Festival a success: To the societies and trade, to the car parking stewards, to Writhlington events staff and to the 300 people who came through the doors. But most of all, a massive Thank-You to the volunteer staff […]
Well it’s finally here! The Writhlington autumn Orchid Festival! The show floor is coming together, the tombola has arrived and I saw some good looking food being prepared in the kitchen last night! Oh, and did I mention; we have one of the country’s largest orchids hanging from the ceiling. The show will be open […]
As being modelled here by Lily, this is Trisetella hoeijeri and is one of our all time favourites due to its close resemblance to a moustache! Trisetella hoeijeri is native to Venezuala and so it is grown in our greenhouses with the miniatures in the section ‘Cool America’. This plant was brought in 1998 and […]