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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

January Table Winners

The expert table was won by a buttercup yellow Potinaria Hwa Yuan Gold grown by Bill Gardiner.This is a division of another plant. Bill grows it as a cattleya but has found it benefits from more light-he grows it under a grow lamp and more heat–it is positioned in a... read more

British Orchid Council Congress in Norwich

On the weekend of 5th and 6th November 2016 we put on a magnificent display of our members orchids. The two Bills, Angela and Aubrey went up on the Friday afternoon to assemble it. It looked great! It looked even better the following day when several plants were... read more

September Table Winners

This month’s novice table winners were the Tweeds who presented a beautiful, spotted Vanda hybrid which they bought from Laurence a couple of years ago. They tried growing it in a glass vase without success before resorting to planting it in a bark in a pot.... read more

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