Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Lovely rain

Those of you who may have been worried about the Orchid Project running out of rainwater during our long dry summer (or is that just me) can relax – our tank is full again. Our 16 000 litre tank, seen here under today’s stormy skies, holds enough water for about eight weeks of watering and […]


Monkey business

After recent orchid safaris to the Himalayas and Rwanda it is now time to explore the orchid habitats of England. A really special spot is the Hartslock reserve in Oxfordshire and on Wednesday evening we headed there to find some really rare British native orchids. This site has our nearest population of Monkey Orchids, Lady […]