Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Stelis hirtzii – 365 days of orchids – day 1481

A significant proportion of our orchid species we classify as miniature orchids. ‘Miniature’ is, as Einstein would say, “relative” and so there are miniature orchids advertised that are rather large. When a teenager in the 1970s, working at Keith Andrew Orchids in Dorset, I was excited to be involved in Keith’s breeding of miniature Cymbidiums […]


Meeting our friends in Hawaii

It was a real pleasure presenting to our friends at the Hilo Orchid Society along with orchid enthusiasts from the other Hawaiian islands. Four students came into school especially (before 7am) to talk about their orchids and experiences in Sarawak. All students took a Lateral Flow Covid test to be able to attend. The photo […]