WSBEorchids

Landed in South Africa

The orchid project has gone travelling again..well Zoe Parfitt has! I am spending the week here in Johannesburg as I am attending the World Orchid Congress with my presentation The Writhlington School Orchid Project – A Students Perspective. I was welcomed off my flight with cloudless skies and beaming sunshine, my nerves of travelling alone […]

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Work Experience at Eden

For the past three weeks I have been living and doing work experience at the Eden Project in Cornwall. It has been an amazing experience and I have learnt so much about many other plants out there that are not orchids! I worked in many different areas of Eden including the nursery for the first […]

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Britain in Bloom!

Today we had a visit from the Britain in Bloom team and a judge from the RHS. Once again, the visitors were so impressed they didn’t leave and definitely extended there 10 minute period to at least half an hour! They were all very impressed with students Emily, Chloe, Rosie, Kayleigh, Lexie and Kristen. The […]

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American Visitors

Even though Simon and many members of the team are in Rwanda there are still visitors coming to see the project and the greenhouses, even as far as America! Myself and year 8 students Emily and Rosie gave a tour, spoke about the project as well as the girls talking about there work with the […]

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Coelogyne dayana

Is he just stunning… What a shame this beautiful orchid wasn’t out last week for Hampton Court especially after all of myself and Simon’s efforts which including praying and eating bananas next to the plant! The plant is covered in flower spikes, which have all emerged from new growths so it is going to look […]

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