WSBEorchids

Last day at Eden

Today was our last day working at the Eden Project this week. We spent the morning in Eden’s nursery helping Nicki to re-pot some Moringas and some Bromeliads. We then went down to the tropical biome to plant some Coelogynes in hanging baskets for the Malaysian house there. We have had a great week working […]

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365 days of orchids – day 194 – Cleisostoma arietinum

This is the ‘bent’ cleisostoma referring to the curved terete leaves. It is a warm growing species from South East Asia, India and Malaysia where it grows pendulously. We have seen related species growing in Arunachal Pradesh, North East India, and in Laos, amongst a mass of orchids (Dendrobiums, Pholidotas, Erias and others) on the […]

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Day four at Eden

Today was our fourth day working at the Eden Project. This morning we went up in the cherry picker to prune some of the trees and then planted some Coelogynes in hanging baskets for the Malaysian area. We spent the afternoon putting sphagnum moss around the orchids in the biome. Tomorrow we are going to […]

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Day three at Eden

Today was our third day working at the Eden Project. We started the day by feeding the Rulruls again and then helped with watering. We then walked around the biome with Hetty and planned where we will hopefully plant orchids. Whilst doing this we found a baby gecko and a tree frog. Tomorrow we are […]

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