Vicky French

Librarian RHS Lindley Library Wisley

Striving for a more sustainable lifestyle and supporting environmental causes are constant threads

I work as a librarian for the RHS Lindley Library at Wisley – and I love my job and this place! A typical day might involve helping a garden visitor find information about a pruning query; digitising library images to make the collection more accessible, or preparing material for display.
 
Outside work my passions are gardening for wildlife, restoring our small house and garden (a previous owner was Gertrude Jekyll!) and sewing. Striving for a more sustainable lifestyle and supporting environmental causes are constant threads.

Vicky's posts and conversations

  • Live and let live - wildlife in the garden

    I have found it fascinating to explore how gardeners have changed their attitudes towards the m

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  • Let the flowers do the talking...

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

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  • Restoring a Jekyll garden

    A recent talk by renowned Jekyll expert Rosamund Wallinger shed new light on the life and work

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  • Restoring a Jekyll garden

    A recent talk by renowned Jekyll expert Rosamund Wallinger shed new light on the life and work

    Read more