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  • In grateful remembrance

    By Debora Hodgson
    In the latest part of our series which looks at the fallen of RHS Garden Wisley during the ...

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  • Retrieved from a wreck?

    By Brent Elliott
    Was this intriguing pamphlet nearly lost at sea?

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  • All creatures great and small

    By Fiona Davison
    One of the best things about research in the archives at the RHS Lindley Library is that you ...

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  • Memoirs of a Victorian gardener

    By Liz Taylor
    An old, worn exercise book, in very poor condition, contained the rare memoirs of a Victorian ...

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  • Hidden gems

    By Ben Sherwood
    Head north to discover some fascinating treasures at RHS Harlow Carr Library

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  • CSI Capability Brown

    By Sarah McDonald
    A delicate restoration of Capability Brown's account book uncovers some unusual relics, ...

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  • Hollywood salads

    By Brent Elliott
    A rare gem in the Library is a fun cookery book full of film-star salads, which reads like a ...

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  • Gardening behind barbed wire

    By Liz Taylor
    We celebrate the centenary of Ruhleben Horticultural Society, formed during the First World ...

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  • A-Z of Garden History: A-D

    By Fiona Davison
    To celebrate the new short course on Garden History the Library reveals it's treasures ...

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  • Take a closer look at Gerard's ...

    By Gill Briggs
    Plant lore facts and fictions - you can see the great English Herbals at Wisley Library

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  • Joseph Paxton comes home

    By Rachel Feely
    Paxton's bust has had quite an interesting life of its own and returns to pride of place ...

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  • Ten things you (maybe) never knew about ...

    By Fiona Davison
    A little digging in the Library uncovers some interesting facts about this forever favourite ...

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