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Busy day

April 1st.  SE Coordinators meeting at Vincent Square meeting with the RHS about the Plant Heritage marquee at Hampton Court a chance to visit the RHS Spring Show at the Westminster Halls and an invitation to hear Kate Bradbury talk about … Continue reading

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‘Take a closer look’

Librarian to volunteer – “You see those pictures?  Can you hang them together so that they are level and equidistant?” You can see that eventually I managed, but it wasn’t easy, with windows either side, a sloping ceiling and a … Continue reading

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The Father of Modern Botany

For the last 12 years I have been a regular ‘behind the scenes’ volunteer in the Library at RHS Wisley.  Each week I never quite know what I will be doing and I have written before about my one regular job … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Early books were bound on the instructions of the purchaser, hence the potential discrepancy between the contents and what is shown on the binding.  (One could almost imagine covering some fluffy chick-lit with a Jonathan Franzen cover nowadays.) This was … Continue reading

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