And so ends two very enjoyable and interesting two weeks, today was a finishing off day with my report and micropropagation being finished and has now been uploaded (Micropropagation Report – J.O’Rourke). I also helped sow seeds from the native, common spotted orchid which we had collected yesterday from the local area. As this is […]
Another very eventful day with the Orchid with the large part of the day given over to school sports day. The morning however was spent seed sowing, something that despite almost two weeks worth of practice I still struggle with – although I am getting better. Sports Day was a very enjoyable afternoon with Simon […]
A different day today at the Orchid Project but nevertheless very interesting and enjoyable, with the morning spent compiling a report on micropropagation and conservation of orchids. Hopefully, I will be able to put the report up on the website this week for anyone who is interested. The afternoon was spent learning new techniques, beginning with a […]
Day 7 of my work experience was again an interesting day with a large proportion of the time spent in the lab. More replating was completed and my seed sowing skills have greatly improved after today’s sowing session. With the end of term nearing and thus my work experience, I hope that the last three […]
The visit of the Britain in Bloom judges was very successful, although their arrival was delayed. We hope to see Radstock getting Gold again after last years success, but we will have to wait and see. More from me tomorrow.