News & projects

News about our services, research based on our collections and some of the exciting projects we are working on

William Robinson: The Wild Gardener

A new exhibition at RHS Garden Wisley (16 May – 25 Aug 2024) explores the legacy of William Robinson – one of the British Isles’ most influential horticulturalists. Immerse yourself in his vision of a ‘wild garden’ through beautiful artwork and photography

William Robinson: The Wild Gardener

Digital Dig – uncovering Britain’s lost plant nurseries

Learn about Digital Dig, a virtual volunteering project, which now has more than 165 volunteers helping the UK to uncover and document its hidden horticultural history. 

Digital Dig

La Botaniste – a lady in the margins

In June 2021, we launched an appeal in collaboration with the BBC to help identify the veiled figure of La Botaniste, and thanks to an impressive public response, we can finally reveal her story.

La Botaniste

Major overhaul for RHS Wisley library

Wisley's library collections have moved. Find out the benefits it has brought to members and the wider horticultural community.


New library

Digitisation project

Tens of thousands of images of the Society’s unique collection of rare books, beautiful art and much more will be available online through our digitisation project. 

Digitisation project

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