A date for everyone’s diaries is Saturday 27th June where we will be holding the Orchid conservation international meeting at Writhlington. They day will include a lecture, tours of the greenhouses and ‘Have a go at Microprop’. sessions. Please see the OCI Website for further information.
Just received correspondence from the Chelsea set up team! They inform me that the flow cabinet is up and in place as are the prayer flags that surround our display. Technology and plants go on tomorrow. I don’t know about you, but this news makes me even more eager to get up there and see […]
We are really excited to be hosting this summer’s OCI meeting at Writhlington School. The event will include a special lecture about the Writhlington Orchid Project, Have-A-Go-at-Microprop. sessions and tours of the greenhouses and labs. The event is free to OCI members, £10 to non-members (refundable from OCI membership).
Now, we’ve been having a bit of an argument of late. Many people believe that I am one of the red noses of RND2009. I felt sure I could count on the rest of the orchid project to back me up in saying that I look nothing like it, but they have said they’d never […]
At this point you may be wondering “What on earth does circus skills have to do with orchids?”. Well the honest answer is – Nothing what-so-ever! But it’s fun (so I’m told!). Simon Pugh-Jones was previously a circus entertainer and as a result of this, many students learn’t circus skills about 4 years ago. Today […]