Tallis wins place at the finals of RHS Young Gardener of the Year

There is great excitement at the Orchid Project this week as Tallis has been awarded a place in the RHS Young Gardener of the Years competition. Here video camera arrived today and she has three weeks to make a five minute film to get across her passion for plants, plant science, conservation and education.


365 days of orchids – day 130 – Vanda ampulacea

This small growing Vanda species (which is also known as Ascocentrum ampulaceum) is one of the most dramatic species we have seen flowering in Sikkim on our expeditions. It grows abumdantly as an epiphyte in hot valleys from 200-500m altitude where it clings to trunks, branches and twigs if deciduous and semi-evergreen trees . It […]