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June Table Winner

This well grown plant of Neofinetia falcata, belonging to Bill Haldane, won the June experts table display. (There was no novice exhibit this month.) Bill grows it hanging as high as possible in the coolest part of the warm house. Like vandas, it likes free draining... read more

Woodbridge Flower Show

On 1st July Steve, myself and my husband attended the Woodbridge Horticultural Society’s Flower Show. Although we had a smaller table than last year we had a variety of different orchid types. We had several queries about plants on the table and hopefully encouraged a... read more

Suffolk Show Success

Once again we won a large gold medal. Well done everyone especially Steve for putting on a glorious display at this year’s Suffolk Show. Bill G. again bought some spectacular specimen plants but we could not do without the plants provided by other members who found... read more

March and April Table Winners

This handsome Masdevallia ignea won the experts display in April and belongs to Bill Gardiner. He has had it for some time and it is has grown in to this spectacular specimen! Bill keeps all his masdevallia in the cool and shade putting them in the cool house in... read more

Show report

The 25th March, the day of our show, dawned bright, sunny but cold. A grand cohort of members arrived and having set up the display table and sales stands there was ample time to eat the bacon roll offered by the kitchen “staff” before the members of the public... read more

Kew Gardens Visit

On a cold, damp and grey morning on 5th February we met boarded a cosy coach outside our usual meeting place to head off to Kew Gardens. The journey coincided with major road works on the A12 and increasing traffic meant we arrived later than expected but Bala was... read more

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