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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... read more

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 about 3... read more

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... read more

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... read more

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... read more

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