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  • A murder victim’s copy

    By Brent Elliott
    A 17th century translation of a Roman classic has a history of its own...

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  • Glorious goosegogs

    By Sarah McDonald
    A look into the archives reveals the intense competition of an almost-lost world of gooseberry ...

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  • Let the flowers do the talking...

    By Vicky French
    A hellebore for scandal, a rose for love - see what's going on in the Wisley Garden Library

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  • Archives at the Lindley Library

    By Liz Taylor
    At the Lindley Library we hold a wonderful, treasured collection of correspondence by the ...

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  • Six weeks till showtime

    By Elizabeth Koper
    We’re currently working on the RHS London Botanical Art Show, now in its sixth year and ...

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  • A bumper crop of botanical art

    By Charlotte Brooks
    Before the advent of photography, botanical art was vital to the correct recording and ...

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  • Miraculous mistletoe

    By Gill Briggs
    If you happen to find yourself under the mistletoe this season, don’t despair if you ...

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  • What's in a name?

    By Fiona Davison
    The popularity of books like 'RHS Latin for Gardeners' and 'RHS Botany for ...

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  • A barrow-load of history

    By Brent Elliott
    If you thought that technical drawings were a modern invention, think again...

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  • Breathtaking bamboo

    By Global Administrator
    A trip to the Orient brings home the incredible strength and diversity of bamboo 

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  • A gem of a library

    By Gaynor Messenger
    Wisley Garden Library – ten years of information, inspiration and ideas

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  • Historical hauntings

    By Brent Elliott
    Ghostly goings on in the gardens of the French court, recounted in  'An ...

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