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More from Bill Haldane

More from Bill Haldane

Epidendrum purum Epidendrum purum is from Ecuador. Bill first saw this some years ago when his group was travelling along a valley floor planted with commercialfruit trees. They all seemed to be in flower but when they got closer it could be seen that each tree was...

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Bill Gardiner’s Latest Beauties

Bill Gardiner’s Latest Beauties

Here are some of Bill's superbly grown plants. The pictures aren't bad either ! (Remember to hover over or click on the photos to see what the plants are.)  

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Andy Gissing’s Latest Beauties

Andy Gissing’s Latest Beauties

Here are pictures and information about some of Andy’s plants that are currently or have recently been in flower.    The Epidendrum medusae was purchased during the spring as a small plant and then mounted on bark which it has really taken to with roots wrapped...

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Janet’s Vandas

Janet’s Vandas

My Vandas have done amazingly well this summer. My four blue based ones have all flowered with big blue (and white) blooms. The unnamed blue one was a going cheap and had the remnants of a flower spike. It is deep purple in reality but my camera likes blue given the...

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Bill Haldane’s Latest

Bill Haldane’s Latest

I hope everyone has been enjoying the lovely summer weather! Great though it has been I am getting fed up carting water around both in the garden and the allotment. My orchids too have found it hard at times and haven't enjoyed the hot bright conditions. They look...

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Virtual Orchid Congress Successes

Virtual Orchid Congress Successes

  The British Orchid Council has just published the results of the Covid19 online Congress it organised to coincide with the Malvern International Orchid Show that unfortunately had to be cancelled. There were approximately 400 entries in total, some from as far...

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More from Andy Gissing!

More from Andy Gissing!

Andy has sent over some great photos of the plants that he had in flower between mid May and mid June. Once again some unusual and superbly grown plants! A note from Andy on how to keep the Psychopsis alive! "The Psychopsis do have a bit of a reputation. Not managed...

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More from Bill Haldane

More from Bill Haldane

Here are photos of two more of Bill Haldane's plants. I know that he stands the pot containing the Coelogyne in a washing up bowl which always contains water.  The plant has responded to this and flowers prolifically and is now probably in a bigger outer container!...

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What a surprise!

What a surprise!

  I have two plants of Coelogyne massangeana-one larger than the other. I have flowered the larger one before but not regularly. They need large pseudobulbs to flower well. Imagine my surprise when a bud appeared on the smaller plant. The flowers are pretty and...

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More from Bill Gardiner

Some more of Bill's immaculate plants with some useful cultural information. "Please find enclosed some more orchid photos for the website. I have also included a photo of my shade house which sits in the middle of my garden. It is in full sun but is covered in...

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Phil Broom’s Cymbidiums (Mainly)

Phil sent some pictures of his collection of Cymbidiums. I think he said that they had originated via Stonham Barns from the collection of the man from Monks Eleigh. "I have enclosed some photos of Cymbidiums I have in bloom. I have also sent a photo of one of my...

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Jacky and Brian Lloyd’s Present

It is always great to hear of the successes of members who grow orchids in the house and take pleasure in their plants when they reflower. It is even better when they produce more bloom than they did previously! This is the Phalaenopsis that Jacky and Brian received...

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