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  • An important 18th-century French ...

    By Brent Elliott
    What prompted Malesherbes' interest in the forestry works of Duhamel du Monceau?

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  • Ivy in the Library

    By Fiona Davison
    A look through the collections at the RHS Lindley Library shows that ivy is a plant with a ...

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  • The Fallen of Wisley 100 years ...

    By Debora Hodgson
    Remembering the former Wisley students who died serving their country during the First World ...

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  • Personal touches: a Jekyll garden in ...

    By Liz Taylor
    Recently catalogued from the Lindley Library archives: letters from Gertrude Jekyll show a ...

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  • A view into the glasshouse industry

    By Brent Elliott
    A commercial catalogue reveals a once-thriving glasshouse enterprise in north London

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  • Essential reading for garden lovers

    By Lee Ewence
    Knowing your way round the library reference material can be a great boon to beginning or ...

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  • Russell Page – sketches from war

    By Global Administrator
    Our Art Curator gains an insight to the working practices of a renowned 20th century garden ...

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  • 150 years of Alice in Wonderland

    By Sarah Lawrence
    I have a fascination with all things fantastical so I can’t help but wonder what flower ...

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  • The Fallen of Wisley

    By Debora Hodgson
    Remembering the former Wisley students who died serving their country during the First World ...

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  • Lethal weapon, Victorian style

    By Fiona Davison
    Nowadays gardeners are able to head to the garden centre to meet their every need. However, ...

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  • Orchids galore

    By Rachel Feely
    An an incredible treasure trove of orchid-related art is about to be revealed to the wider ...

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  • A pansy for your thoughts

    By Sarah Lawrence
    The many faces of ever-popular violas are full of symbolism and meaning

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