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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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David Kohn’s Recent Flowerings.

David messaged me to include the plants in his greenhouse that have flowered recently or that are flowering now. He wrote the following for inclusion. It contains some useful information:- My greenhouse is set at 13°C and I keep 2 fans running continuously in the roof...

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Bill Gardiner’s Stupendous Plants!

Bill has sent over these superb photos of his plants and shots of the inside of his greenhouses. They look a picture!. Many are familiar friends. Remember to click on a picture to access the slide show in full screen or just hover the cursor over to show the plant...

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A success at last!

  My last post was one of doom and gloom so this is what my collection should look like. I have posted some photos of our conservatory which is where I grow my plants. It has its advantages as you can potter in your dressing gown while the tea is brewing but it...

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Andy Gissing’s Flowering Plants

  Hi Janet Attached are pictures of my Bulbophyllums that are flowering at the moment. These are all growing in a greenhouse with a minimum temperature of 15C. Bulb. Wilbur Chang is a sequential flowering type. Last year it produced 17 flowers on one stem over...

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More from Bill Haldane

Here are some more of Bill Haldane's plants that are flowering at the moment. It includes another enormous dangling Coelogyne and a lovely Oncidium laeve which has a delicious perfume. Bill has added that he grows his big Coelogynes in a basin which he keeps topped up...

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Warning –the VERY Hungry Caterpillar(s)

Cancelling our show had its merits. During the winter my dendrobiums were proceeding well. The canes had grown taller than usual thanks to “Rainmix” and the buds were at that tricky stage when the timing of the first big watering is critical to flower rather than...

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Bill Haldane’s flowering plants

Bill Haldane sent over his pictures of plants that flower at this time of the year. I particularly like the Coelogyne but am a sucker for droopy flowers!  

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All meetings are cancelled but here is the solution!

  Unfortunately we will not be able to meet for the foreseeable future due to Corvid 19. This includes the Suffolk Show, all plant/garden events and the Malvern Show in June. What a shame considering the beautiful weather we are having at the moment but what an...

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Table Winners from September 2019!

  I am sorry I have somewhat neglected keeping the posts of table winners up to date for one reason or another. Here are the photos from the September, October, January and February meetings. The details of when, what, owner and if expert or novice are in the...

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