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November Table Winners

The November social meeting was exceptionally well attended. All those present were treated to a fine talk about the 3D paper sculptures the speaker, Mr Hopper, had created as table centres for his annual magicians convention. With their novelty he was requested to... read more

October Table Winners

We listened to a very interesting talk by Frances Quesada Pallares about the orchids he found on the expedition to Borneo in 2015. He used his own photos on the many plants WITH flowers that he saw there. He was lucky to find so many in bloom! There were some familiar... read more

Welcome to the new season!

Welcome to a new orchid growing season. May we also welcome Bill Haldane who kindly offered to take up the chairmanship for the next three years! I hope that he enjoys his term of office and that nothing unexpected happens-always the worst thing. He was elected at the... read more

Suffolk Show Success!

Once again our society succeeded in winning a large gold award at the local county show held at the beginning of the month. The display featured a varied selection of plants including several grown to specimen size. The cold weather earlier in the year delayed the... read more

March Table Winner

Bill Gardiner won the expert table with this beautiful Paphiopedilum Lathamianum “Rex”. This plant was in full bloom at our show on the 10th March , where it won a “Best in Show” award. The flowers were still in pristine condition! There were... read more

January Table Winners

Sorry about the delay adding this entry! Pterostylis curta is an unusual Australian terrestrial orchid, exhibited by Bill Haldane, that won the expert section. These spring flowering orchids require a warmer, drier summer rest. They multiply quickly into large clumps... read more

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