Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Shading you greenhouse

The Easter holiday is shading time for our greenhouses at home. The larger greenhouse (left) is our cool house which gets external shading and the hot house (right) has internal shading, all in 50% shade net. You will see that the sides of the cool greenhouse are permanently shaded by withy fence panels and that I […]


Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi – 365 days of orchids – day 1908

After a short break in flowering our specimen Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi is again erupting in flowers from its six active flower spikes. Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi is almost always in flower with its successive flowers produces from branched flattened flower stems, and the flower stems can flower for several years. This is great for interest in the greenhouse […]


Trichoglottis rosea – 365 days of orchids – day 1907

The warm Easter weekend is bringing out the fragrance in our orchids and the sweet fragrance of Tricholglottis rosea is filling our Warm Asia Section. Trichoglottis rosea is the largest of our Trichoglottis species with alternate leaves along a thick stem, it has long lasting fragrant flowers, unusual in that they are produced in profusion […]