Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Workshop Week at Orchid Project

Workshop Week is going well with lots of visiting scientists and horticulturalist converging on our greenhouse and labs to learn about orchid growing, propagation, conservation and education. On Tuesday we hosted Wendy and Matt form the Bristol Aquarium and Viv from Chester Zoo. Wendy and Matt picked up the Gongora plants for their new display […]


Orchid mantis

Hi all, Joe here, today I have a bit of info about the orchid mantis.  This is is my orchid mantis. It’s about one and a half centimetres long and its about one month old.   hymenopus coronatus or the orchid mantis is generally found in rainforests in south-east Asia. They are very bloodthirsty insects […]