We have a new poster for the Writhlington Autumn Orchid Festival! Please feel free to print it out and paste as many as you like around your village, town etc. This new, improved version features Vanda coerulea and a map of the local, surrounding area to assist in getting to Writhlington School. See you there!
We’re planning a major site upgrade for the 20th August. This means that the site will be down from about 9am until 6pm on this date. Fear not though! During this ‘down time’ we’ll have updates on our Twitter account, as well as a rather nice looking ‘down for maintenance page’ for you to look […]
As some of you may be aware, today (19/08) is A-Level results day. As you may have gathered from the graphic above, our web designer, Dan Groves, achieved 3 A’s in Business and ICT and is off to study Web Application Design at The University of Plymouth! A big “Well Done” from all of us […]
Good news blog watchers…..it rained on sports day, a bit of a pain for the unicycle race but great news for the orchids. At Writhlington we water our plants with rainwater because tap water in Radstock has too many dissolved salts (a conductivity of around 500 micro-siemens). Rain water has a conductivity of just 20 micro-siemens so […]
And so ends two very enjoyable and interesting two weeks, today was a finishing off day with my report and micropropagation being finished and has now been uploaded (Micropropagation Report – J.O’Rourke). I also helped sow seeds from the native, common spotted orchid which we had collected yesterday from the local area. As this is […]