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Early Spider Orchid Spotted in Jersey
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The Early Spider Orchid has been seen in Jersey for the first time since 1929. It was discovered in St Ouen by some school children doing a project for the National Trust nature club. The Early Spider Orchid is extremely rare and is most commonly found in the south of England. It is called the […]
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Wild Orchid Fields open after a delay
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Wild orchid fields in Jersey have finally opened after the recent prolonged cold, wet weather delayed the blooming of the orchids. The orchid fields which are in St Ouen annually open to the public at the start of May. Johnny Parkes, a senior countryside manager for the National Trust in Jersey, said that normally at […]
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First awards given at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show
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Jersey’s Eric Young Orchid Foundation and Guernsey clematis grower Raymond Evison have won the first gold awards at the Chelsea Flower Show. This has become Mr Evison’s 25th gold medal at the flower show. His exhibition of clematis cultivars in the Great Pavilion won the approval of the judges on Monday before the show opened […]