Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


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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1998, Christopher Cole, Study Tour, South West USA In The Quest For Cacti And Succulents

Travels to South-West U.S.A in the quest for cacti and succulents By Chris Cole During the spring of 1997 I became engrossed and some might say, obsessed by the wonderful world of cacti and succulents. By April 1998…

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1998, Emma Fox, Study Tour, Eastern USA To Study ChildrenÆs Education And Interpretation

A travel scholarship to America to study children’s education and interpretation By Emma Fox When my choice of career changed from becoming a primary school teacher to becoming a horticulturalist, I never imagined that my two interests would…

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1998, Emmanuel Spicq, Study Tour, La RÚunion

Travel scholarship to La Réunion By Emmanuel Spicq La Réunion is an active volcanic island in the Mascarene archipelago, including Mauritius and Rodrigues, in the Indian Ocean. Its 2,512 square kilometres are very mountainous. Le…

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1998, Iris Otto Knapp, Study Tour, Costa Rica To Study Bromeliads And Associated Epiphytic Flora

Bromeliads and rainforests in Costa Rica By Iris Otto-Knapp In July/August 1998 I went on my Travel Scholarship to Costa Rica to visit several National Parks and study Bromeliads and associated epiphytic flora in their natural habitat. Costa…

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1998, Junko Oikawa, Learning For Sustainable Living, A Study Expedition To South Africa

Learning for Sustainable Living— A Study Expedition to South Africa By Junko Oikawa My three-weeks’ expedition to South Africa in September 1998 was spent significantly and the tour was completed on schedule without any problems encountered. A wide…

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1998, Kathleen King, Travel Scholarship, South Africa

At the fairest cape, South Africa By Kathleen King My travel scholarship adventure began in Cape Town. Within an hour of being in the city, I was on top of South Africa’s most famous landmark — Table Mountain….

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1998, Leigh Hunt, Study Tour Of Gardens, Italy

Il Giardino By Leigh Hunt How to encapsulate a travel scholarship into just a single article? It would probably take a crowbar to squeeze in my wealth of experiences from Italy in spring (April 17th-24th 1998). Rather than…

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1997, Tammy Woodcock, Travel Scholarship, Costa Rica

Quest for Heliconias in Costa Rica, Florida and Barbados By Tammy Woodcock The quest began 15th June, 1997 in Costa Rica. The mission — to see as many Heliconias as possible and particularly Heliconia chartacea `Sexy Pink’, which…

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