Today, Dave and Amy from Kent university have joined up with us to talk about biological diversity and the policy that protect the biodiversity of threatened areas.
Catch the Writhlington team in Cambridge this February at the Cambridge Botanic Gardens Orchid Festival. We will be there on the 21st running workshops and joining Botanic Garden staff for this really exciting event. Students who went to India last Easter have supplied plants helped to design a new orchid exhibit at the gardens which […]
Warm Asia of the greenhouse has looked a bit like a building site during the past week. Lots of stone has been chesiled and carefully placed to form a wall, which will in time have many Paphiopedilums growing from it. We got the idea to build a Paph wall after seeing two successful walls during […]
The UK’s top award for any orchid grower is the Royal Horticultural Society ’s Orchid Trophy. The award is given each January to the grower of the most finely grown orchid plant seen by judges during the previous year and the 2013 trophy has been awarded to Writhlington for our Coelogyne holochila shown at […]
Starting the new year has been very productive in the greenhouses, getting many plants together to sell in the following year. The past two weeks has involved the splitting up, repotting and cleaning of Epidendrum radicans which was deflasked in November. Many of the growing seedlings had started to creep into one another’s pots and […]