WSBEorchids

Day four at Eden

Today was our fourth day working at the Eden Project. This morning we went up in the cherry picker to prune some of the trees and then planted some Coelogynes in hanging baskets for the Malaysian area. We spent the afternoon putting sphagnum moss around the orchids in the biome. Tomorrow we are going to […]

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Day three at Eden

Today was our third day working at the Eden Project. We started the day by feeding the Rulruls again and then helped with watering. We then walked around the biome with Hetty and planned where we will hopefully plant orchids. Whilst doing this we found a baby gecko and a tree frog. Tomorrow we are […]

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365 days of orchids – day 192 – Bulbophyllum guttulatum

This is a very free flowering and rewarding Bulbophyllum found from the Himalayas across to Vietnam in evergreen monsson forest from 800 to 2000m. We know this habitat well from our travels in Sikkim with its warm wet summers. The winters are dryer but plants would not experience long periods with no moisture and so […]

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Day two at Eden

Today was our second day working at the Eden Project. We started the morning off by helping to feed the Rulrul birds who live in the tropical biome. We then helped to remove some old leaves from the banana plants and did some weeding the in Malaysian area. We spent the afternoon planting two orchids, […]

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