This is Devin who, at school is in charge of Cymbidiums. This is one of the main groups of orchids we will see in Sikkim so he is really excited. Devin is also looking forward to the food as it is quite different than it is in the UK.
This is Ike Shackleton who is determined to follow in the footsteps of the explorer Shackleton. The only difference is that he is going to the Himalayas not the South Pole. This is the Coelogyne stricta which although it doesn’t smell Ike had to check.
This is the one and only Heather Limond. She is our only ginger member of the team and it wouldn’t be the same without her. This is a Dendrobium delicatum which we hope to see and smell out there.
The count down begins. It is 2 days and 20 hours until we say farewell to the UK. I am Zoe Barnes one of the seven students going on this amazing trip to the Himalayas. The Coelogyne cristata next to me should be out in full flower when we are there.
As you can see, greenhouse club are celebrating several awards at the South West Orchid Show. These include best in class for this Coelogyne cristata and Cymbidium erythreaum. We now have a great year 7 and 8 team and in this picture is Aaron, Lydia, Megan, Finlay, George, Matthew, Fabian, Emily, Kayleigh, Kristen, Joshua, Elliott, […]