A successful day at the Devon Orchid Show

Tallis, Cara and Lottie have spent today at the Devon Orchid Show where they gave put up their first display, met orchid growers from the South West and sold their school plants.
A successful day has included prizes for best Oncidinae, best Cattleya, best Cymbidium species, best Pleurothalidinae, best Phalaenopsis species and best any other hybrid.
According to Tallis “Best fun ever”


New project at Bristol Aquarium


We are excited to be working with a new project partner, the Bristol Aquarium. A group of students met staff (Wendy and Sarah) at the Aquarium last week to discuss a major exhibit of orchid species and information to link tropical ecosystems, biodiversity and conservation.

Provisional plans are for a living wall of orchids (above us in the photo) linked to images of the diverse forests they come from as well as information about Writhlington’s work and orchid raising from seed.

More news when we have it.