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March 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Orchids on the brink of extinction’ by Dr. Jack Wade of Swansea University

March 16 @ 11:00 am

Dr. Jack Wade of Swansea University is an authority on the use of fungal molecular ecology to aid the conservation of the endangered Fen Orchid. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members of Aberglasney. If you find that you enjoy the Orchid Study Group’s talks and events, then you may wish to become a Group Member at…

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April 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘The pollination mechanisms of cloud forest orchids’ by Nick Hinton

April 13 @ 11:00 am

Nick Hinton is the horticulturalist and orchid project manager at Leonard Cheshire, a charity that helps disabled people, whatever their level of ability, to live, learn and work as they choose. His particular interest is the orchid flora of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, which he has visited on several occasions. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members…

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May 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Conserving and growing British native orchids’ by Dr. Wilson Wall

May 18 @ 11:00 am

Dr. Wilson Wall, plant geneticist and Director of Bewdley Orchids, provides orchids of known provenance for conservation purposes. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members of Aberglasney. If you find that you enjoy the Orchid Study Group’s talks and events, then you may wish to become a Group Member at a cost of £20 per year. Please…

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July 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Growing orchids in terraria’ by Dr. Helen Millner

July 13 @ 11:00 am

Dr. Helen Millner, botanist and educationalist, is perhaps best know for her detailed macro-photography of orchid flower structure and educational exhibitions. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members of Aberglasney. If you find that you enjoy the Orchid Study Group’s talks and events, then you may wish to become a Group Member at a cost of £20…

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August 2019

Welsh Orchid Festival

August 31 - September 1
October 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Conservation of Colombian orchids’ by Phil Seaton

October 19 @ 11:00 am

Phil Seaton, biologist, was formerly project manager for the Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU) project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He is actively involved in teaching orchid micro-propagation techniques for conservation purposes at Charles I School, Kidderminster. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members of Aberglasney. If you find that you enjoy the Orchid…

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November 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘A year in my orchid greenhouse’ by Archie Smith

November 16 @ 11:00 am

Archie Smith is a teenage orchid fanatic, whose enthusiasm for these plants is contagious. His main interest is the genus Bulbophyllum. This talk is open to all and all are welcome The Orchid Study Group will not charge for attending this talk, but normal admission to the Gardens applies to non-Members of Aberglasney. If you find that you enjoy the Orchid Study Group’s talks and events, then you may wish to become a Group Member at a cost of £20…

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