The Big Bang team were able to practise their presentation at the open day to the visitors and to work out any potential questions the judges may ask. The team could also put together a small display using orchids of Sikkim including ‘Coelogyne cristata’ and ‘Dendrobium nobile’. The team will be travelling to Birmingham NEC […]
Thursday’s open evening was a real success and we all had a superb time! We had our sales table in the classroom (having to restock AGAIN after brilliant sales at previous events), tours around the greenhouse by all the students, especially the younger ones who did a fab job, displayed photographs of British Native orchids […]
With 4 months to go until we head off on our expedition to Rwanda, we are preparing the seed to take with us. On this trip we will be setting up Rwanda’s first orchid propagation lab and training Kitabi students and staff before introducing orchids to Rwandan school children. For effective training we need good […]
Another early Saturday morning takes us to the Cheltenham and Gloucester Orchid Show. Re packing the van with more sale plants and changing some of our show plants, we were off to set up another display and sales table with the help of a bacon roll! All our efforts paid off as we one The […]
What a stunning picture this is of the greenhouse and especially the rainbow in the background. What makes it even better is the dark sky behind and how well it curves over the top of the greenhouse.