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Royal visit

HRH the Duke of Kent will be visiting Writhlington School tomorrow for a tour of the building and to officially open the new school.  As part of this visit he will be making a trip to the greenhouses and meeting many of the students involved in the growing. Normally, I’d put a paragraph here about […]

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WAOF: Lectures are a go!

One of the many things that I’m looking forward to about the Writhlington Autumn Orchid Festival are the lectures.  At WAOF this September we are planning to have lectures from students at the school about various international expeditions.  I’ll be doing one on Sikkim and the Himalayas and Zoe and Zoe (who you may remember from the […]

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Himalayan wonders of the orchid kind – Part 2

Dendrobium densiflorum flowering in SikkimI am often asked the question “which is your favourite orchid?” a question I always struggle to answer definitively. Howerver I can tell you what my favourite orchid is today – Dendrobium densiflorum. This stunning orchid is one I have had the pleasure of finding in the wild in the Sikkim […]

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