Yet another successful Training. On the 8th of February the Saint Lucia Floral Cooperative Society in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and the Union Orchid Tissue Culture Facility led a day training on the cultivation of Orchids for the local market. (more…)
The Saint Lucia Floral Cooperative Society Limited in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the Taiwanese Orchid Tissue Culture Laboratory had the pleasure of treating farmers and potential farmers to an Anthurium workshop. (more…)
On December 14, 2011 the Saint Lucia Floral Cooperative Society Limited in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce’s Competitiveness through Linkages Project provided our local farmers with a workshop geared towards the cultivation of flowers for the export market. The talented facilitator – Ms. Marie-Louise Reid – led an insightful presentation about the proper cultivation practices for both heliconia and ginger lilies. This is part of a three-phase educational training. (more…)
On December 7, 2011 the members of the Saint Lucia Floral Cooperative attended a workshop at the union tissue culture facility. Mrs. Portellia Clifford-Harlow presented about the Common Pest and Diseases of Orchids and Mr. Peng presented on the upcoming Taiwan Orchid Project. They also included a hands on practical session invonving orchid deflasking and potting and repotting. At the end of the session the Orchid Tissue Culture facility and the Ministry of Agriculture gifted the attendants many trays of orchids to start growing in their greenhouses.