Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Ophrys question

When I set out to see all of Britain and Ireland’s orchid species in the course of researching Orchid Summer, seeing all of our native Ophrys orchids┬ádid not appear to offer an enormous challenge – we have, after all, just … Continue reading

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Giant orchids in wintery France

The first week of March, in rural France, feels like an unlikely time and place in which to be orchid-hunting. The village in which I’ve been staying is still firmly in thrall to winter, with chimneys spooling thin tendrils of … Continue reading

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