Well done to the Rwanda team and Lucia for setting up our crowd funding site to raise funds to take FAWE girls out to Nyungwe forsest to learn about orchids and experience the forest. To visit the site, see the student video and pledge support please visit http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/orchid-project-with-rwandan-girls-from-fawe We are excited to hear that things are […]
Workshops are off to a great start here with us working with a mixture of 1st and 2nd years. Everyone seems enthusiastic and keen to learn new techniques.
This year Orchid Christmas will include a chance for a live chat with Heather and Zoe in Rwanda. Find out about their work and plans for the next five months. What do you want to ask?
December is here and we are busy getting ready for our favourite annual event, Orchid Christmas. From 6pm until 9pm this Thursday (10th Dec) the greenhouse will be lit up and we welcome the public to a seasonal evening of Orchids. mulled wine and Chrismas goodies. See you all there.
Heather and I have been giving lectures over the last few weeks, to all of the students, introducing them to orchids. We have had a good turn out of first year students who are exited to start practical in the lab.