WSBEorchids

Sinky seed

The KCCEM orchid project has been running quite a while now, with Heather and me being here for almost 3 months.  In that time we have covered most techniques.  However most of the seed we have been sowing has been floaty seed, it is about time we tried sinky seed.  With most of the method being […]

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Deflasking

After finding our compost we deflasked some of our seedlings.  We took out 2 jars of plants that were 2 years old and ready to be potted up, and a few smaller ones which unfortunately had contaminated.  The big ones are now at home in the shade house above the library, and the smaller ones […]

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Replating

We had our first go at replating with lots of people having a go. People learnt quickly and it was lovely to see the students explaining it to fellow students if they didn’t understand our English. We had a bit of trouble as the power cut out half way through which meant we had a […]

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