WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Smile!

Yesterday was pose for photos day at the orchid project. We had the chairs of both Bath and North East Somerset Council and Norton Radstock Town Council with us to present our Britain in bloom trophy (hurrah!) Our award was the South West TV cup for outstanding project. Well done everyone.

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If you live in or near Bristol, don’t miss this event

This thursday (7th October) teacher Simon Pugh-Jones will be presenting the 2010 Annals of Botany Lecture at the University Of Bristol. In the lecture Simon will talk about the origin, development and the overseas projects of the Writhlington School Orchid Project. There will also be students on hand to answer questions and sell you thier […]

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Rain glorious rain

Good news blog watchers…..it rained on sports day, a bit of a pain for the unicycle race but great news for the orchids. At Writhlington we water our plants with rainwater because tap water in Radstock has too many dissolved salts (a conductivity of around 500 micro-siemens). Rain water has a conductivity of just 20 micro-siemens so […]

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Three go mad in ST6

With just four weeks left of term it’s all hands to the orchid lab at Writhlington. Our plan is to complete at least 30 jars of seedlings every day until July 23rd. This will give us 600 jars of seedlings growing and ready for our customers to buy at the London Orchid show next year. To […]

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