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  • From books to botany

    By Damaris Bedford
    I am a librarian. I’ve always been a librarian. I love being a librarian!

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  • The secret code for lovers

    By Fiona Davison
    The language of flowers was a code used by Victorians to pass messages between lovers and ...

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  • For the love of libraries

    By Sue Padgham
    We welcome Sue Padgham, our new Librarian at Harlow Carr

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  • Roy Lancaster's work is a ...

    By Liz Taylor
    This wonderful archive documents Roy's commitment to sharing his knowledge and nurturing ...

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  • From petal to pigment

    By Charlotte Brooks
    Botanical art is much more than just a snapshot of a given plant

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  • The rise and fall of the Garden History ...

    By Brent Elliott
    After fifty glorious years, the Garden History Society is no more

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  • An all-American apple adventure

    By Lucy Waitt
    Delving into the history of fruit expert William Coxe reveals a link to cider-making and ...

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  • Science in the garden

    By Fiona Davison
    With the launch of the RHS Science Strategy, now seems like a good time to look at the long ...

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  • Lilies in glorious dufaycolor

    By Naomi Bristow
    Dufaycolor transparencies, made by lily specialist and plant hunter Henry Frederick Comber, ...

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  • The perils of plant hunting

    By Liz Taylor
    Fascinating notebooks telling tales of plague, wild river crossings and sleepless nights in ...

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  • Dust busting in the Science Library

    By Anne Madgwick

    Volunteering in the Lindley Library, Wisley requires a range of skills and specialist ...

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  • Alice’s Adventures in Lindley ...

    By Sarah Lawrence
    Sarah selects children’s books inspired by tales of exploration …and bugs!

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