Kew Guild

Category: Award Reports


1991, Sarah Fraser, MA Conservation, University Of York

Learning the gospel of garden conservation By Sarah Fraser At the time of writing, this Guild member is deeply immersed in the issues concerning the conservation of historic landscapes, parks and gardens. Yes, I have abandoned the real…

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1991, Terry Sunderland, Work Experience, Limbe Botanic Garden

Limbe Botanic Garden and Rainforest Genetic Conservation Project By T. C. H. Sunderland I am currently a little over three months into a 12 month student internship at the Limbe Project in Cameroon, West Africa – a year’s…

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1990, Tim Upson, Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon

The Limbe Botanic Garden and Rainforest Conservation Project – mangrove swamps to alpine senecio’s By Tim Upson Standing on the sea front in the town of Limbe in South West Cameroon, the aroma of freshly caught fish fills…

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1990, Jonathan Allin, Nursery Practice, Greece

Chance of a lifetime By Jonathan Allin During September of last year I had the opportunity to follow up an offer of a lifetime. The Tom Arnold Bursary funded my trip to Greece to study the feasibility of…

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1990, Terry Sunderland, Study Tour, North American Botanic Gardens

The Institute of Economic Botany at the New York Botanical Garden By Terry C. H. Sunderland During the months of June and July of last summer I had the good fortune to undertake a period of study at…

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1989, Lorraine Perrins, Study Tour, Florida, USA

Pahaokee to panhandle – a study trip to Florida By Loraine Perrins In August 1989, I had the opportunity to visit Florida for three action-packed weeks. A student travel scholarship and a generous donation by the Kew Guild…

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1989, Peter Hollet, Study Tour, North And Southern Florida

Study Tour report of Florida By Peter Hollett The study tour to Florida took place in July 1989 and resulted in the combination of two scholarships, my own to northern Florida and the Panhandle and that of Lorraine…

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1988, Alison Bowles, Study Tour, New Zealand

The land of kiwis and tree ferns By Alison M. Bowles On completing the Kew Diploma Course in September 1988 I embarked on a study tour abroad. I was fortunate to have some money from the Kew Guild…

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1988, Louise Bustard, Study Tour, Arizona USA

Desert days By Louise Bustard April and May in the Southwestern states of America is cactus flowering time. It is a time of plenty for all; for the creatures which feed on the vast reservoirs of nectar provided…

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1988, Marc Long, Study Tour, Morocco

Morocco and the Great Atlas By Marc Long The origins and diversity of the Maghreb flora offers many opportunities to the student. The Moroccan flora in particular is amongst the most diverse in the Mediterranean basin after that…

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