Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


2000, Course 35, Field Trip To Andalucia

Andalucia 2000: A report of the Course 35 Field Trip hosted by Reading University 23rd March – 6th April 2000 by Christopher Weddell Shortly before Easter 2000, and with the majority of the Diploma Course completed, ten…

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2000, Graham Burgess, Study Of Nymphaeas Including Visit To Claude MonetÆs Garden, Giverny, France

Nymphaeas by Graham Burgess After years of sitting on the Kew Guild Committee and hearing first of the many creditable awards and then the comment, “Does everyone know the facility is available to all Kewites, not just students?”…

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2000, Helenka Jurgielewicz, Study Of Coastal Flora, Lebanon

A study tour to Lebanon by Helenka Jurgielewicz Based at the American University in Beirut for three weeks during May and June 2000, I had the opportunity of participating in the Darwin Project in Coastal Vegetation Survey for…

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2000, Jinyong Chen, Study Of Orchids In Yunnan, China

A study of orchids in Yunnan by Jinyong Chen In June 2000 I had my threee weeks study tour in Yunnan Province, southwestern China. The topography and climate vary a lot in Yunnan. There are over18,000 species of…

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1999, Helen Brent, Study Of Native Bulbs, South Africa

Study tour of South African bulbs By Helen Brent In September 1999 I arrived at Cape Town, South Africa, to begin a 12 day study tour relating to the study of South African (S.A.) bulbs. There are so…

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1999, Bernd Mengel, Study Tour, Endemic Bulbous And Herbaceous Plants Of Turkey

In search of endemic bulbous and herbaceous plants of Turkey by Bernd Mengel From the 1st to the 22nd of May, 1999 I studied the Turkish flora from northwest to southwest Turkey. In Istanbul I had the opportunity…

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1999, Christopher Weddell, Study Tour, British Virgin Islands

An account of a travel scholarship to The British Virgin Islands By Christopher Weddell In June 1999 I arrived in Road Town, Tortola, to begin a five week study tour. I proposed to spend most of my time…

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1999, Claudia Heidieker, Study Tour, Irkutsk Botanic Garden And Lake Baikal, Siberia

Travel scholarship to Lake Baikal, Siberia 26th June to 24th July, 1999 By Claudia Heidieker It was always going to be an adventure. And an adventure it was, from staying with Russian students under field conditions (“Running…

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1998, Paul Pollard, Study Tour, Endangered Habitats And Plants, Mexico

A study tour of Mexico’s endangered habitats and plants By Paul Pollard Ever since starting a career in horticulture in 1988, I have developed a great desire to study plants in habitat. In February 1997, Mr. Philip Brewster…

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1998, Anthony Blanchfield, Study Tour, Peonies And Traditional Gardens, Japan

Peonies and Traditional Gardens of Japan By Anthony Blanchfield In May 1998 I arrived on Honshu Island, Japan, to begin a five week study tour. I had several aims which included studying the cultivation and display of cultivars…

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