More accurately ‘on top of Cley Hill’ as the Sarawak Orchid Project Team and their hosts from Writhlington headed to Wiltshire to learn about species rich chalk grassland. The dramatic sky came along with a gale force wind at the top of Cley Hill that was appreciated by everyone. For anyone who has not been […]
Our wonderful partners from Sarawak arrived at Writhlington today. Seven students from MRSM School Kuching have travelled with their teacher and eight members of the Sarawak Orchid Society to learn about orchid conservation, orchid science and orchid horticulture from the Writhlington Schools’ Orchid Project team and their network of scientists. After being welcomed by Writhlington’s […]
As part of our activities with our Sarawak Partners in the first week of July we will be opening the greenhouse to the public from 4.30 until 7pm. There will be tours of the greenhouse and labs, plant sales, and a chance to hear about the amazing work being done in Kuching (Sarawak) by our […]
Several regulars have asked when we will be selling plants next. Here is our growing sales table ready for more sales on our ETSY shop during the first week back after half term.
We have been watching a colony of bee orchids on a patch of ground behind the school since January when we first spotted the rosettes of several plants. We arranged for our grounds contractors not to mow the area and today the first flower opened. This area was just covered with subsoil back when the […]