On 16th & 17th July we will be celebrating 30 years on our present site at Forches Cross with a Summer Orchid Festival. Open to all with free entry, 10am - 4pm both days.
The line up will be as follows:
Displays from The Devon Orchid Society, The South West Orchid Society and The Somerset, Wilts and Dorset Orchid Society.
Visiting Traders from Writhlington School Orchid Project and Dewpoint Orchid Cases. DUE TO ILLNESS UNFORTUNATELY LANESIDE HARDY ORCHIDS WILL NOT NOW BE ATTENDING
Local crafts from Three Sarahs Pottery, Adam Cornish Woodturning and Nicky Wakley's Glass Jewellery.
Special Guests Littlepod Vanilla Products with tasty samples and win and orchid and Littlepod goodies in our daily draw for the Blueventures charity.
A Programme of Events:
Saturday 16th July
11am “Orchid Top 20” - 20 species Writhlington School wouldn’t be without, how they grow in the wild and in cultivation.
“Hardy Orchid Projects in the Garden and Meadow” by Jeff Hutchings of Laneside Hardy Orchids
1pm Guided Tour of the Nursery Growing Houses
2.30pm “Orchid Growing Made Easy” beginners’ talk by Andy Phillips
Sunday 17th July
11am Guided Tour of the Nursery Growing Houses
12noon “Miniature Orchids” Writhlington School's top tips for growing and enjoying diminutive orchid species
2pm Devon Orchid Society Open Meeting - visitors welcome
Plus lots of orchids in flower in the nursery and Orchid Paradise and tasty treats in Cafe Vanilla, we look forward to seeing you there!