Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


1995, Gwender Kitchener, Study Of Cacti And Succulents, Mexico

A Study Visit To Mexico By Gwenda Kitchener Following a period of work in the Cacti and Succulent Section of the Tropical Nursery at R.B.G. Kew, I found that I had developed a great interest in these plants….

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1995, Harvey Stephens, Almeria

The Spanish Province of Almeria By Harvey Stephens During April of last year I joined a small group of students from Reading University on a field trip to the Spanish province of Almeria. Although my aims were numerous,…

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1995, Jay Venn, Royal & Forestry Society Certificate Of Arboriculture

Kew Guild Funding For The Royal Forestry Society Certificate In Arboriculture By Jay Venn Longer ago than I care to think (1986, in fact) I studied for and passed examinations for the theory part of the R.F.S. Certificate…

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1995, Marcus Radseheidt, Study Tour, Australia

`The Green School of Australia’ Report of a Travelscholarship to Eastern and Western Australia to study environmental education in action By Markus Radscheit In October I returned from a study tour to Eastern and Western Australia. The…

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1995, Richard Ottaway, Horticultural Therapy, USA

Horticultural Student Goes In Search Of Therapy And Beautification By Richard Ottaway In late May 1995 I flew to the U.S.A. and spent four weeks visiting the Botanic Gardens of Denver, Chicago and Brooklyn (New York). I went…

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1995, Ruth Davis, Study Of Orchids, Canada

Orchid Hunting In Canada By Ruth Davis I organised a study trip for the summer of 1995 to Canada with the following aims: collect material of leaves of orchid species for Dr. Alec Pridgeon, of the Jodrell…

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1995, Wolfgang Bopp, Landscaping Of Health Clinic, Gambia

A Multipurpose Garden For A Gambian Health Clinic By Janet Burnell and Wolfgang Bopp Ardingly in Sussex, the village closest to Wakehurst Place, has been `twinned’ with Old Jeshwang, a suburban village of Banjul, the Gambian capital. The…

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1994, Wolfgang Bopp, Study Tour, Western Australia

Visit to the south west of Western Australia Between the 13th August and the 29th September, 1994 By Wolfgang Bopp The first two weeks were spent visiting different organisations in order to establish contacts and learn about…

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1994, Tim Upson, Botanic Expedition, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

An expedition to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco By Tim Upson Morocco offers an immediate and enduring fascination. Although on the doorstep of Europe, Its Islamic and traditional cultures seem a world away. Although intrigued to experience this…

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1994, Annette Wickham, Study Tour, Arboreta, USA

A study trip to the United States of America By Annette Wickham In March, 1994, I applied to the Kew Guild for funding for a study trip to the United States of America. My application was successful and…

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