A crash course on growing Phalaenopsis

Have you ever tried to grow Phalaenopsis? Kevin Wigley gives us the low down on what to do and what not to do. When the word ‘orchid’ gets mentioned by most people, the Phalaenopsis or ‘Moth Orchid’ is the one that springs to mind. They are available from almost anywhere – supermarkets, garden centres, motorway…

How to spot orchids on your lawn

Next time you’re buzzing around your lawn, watch out for bee orchids. These fabulous flowers have developed to look just like a bee, tricking our yellow and black friends into landing on it to mate – when, in fact, the flower is using the bee for pollination. A turf expert with over 35 years’ experience,…

Finalist in Broadcast of the Year for orchid feature

Garden Media Guild Broadcast of the Year finalist place for ITV This Morning orchid feature Late last year, I was super excited to be named as a finalist in the Broadcast of the Year category at the prestigious Garden Media Guild awards! The TV segment entered was my ‘orchid hacks’ segment on the daily morning…