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Royal Horticultural Society

Categories: Gardens / Agriculture

Founded originally as "The Horticultural Society of London" by seven friends including Sir Joseph Banks, Sir Charles Greville (Emma Hamilton's lover) John Wedgwood (the eldest son of Josiah Wedgwood I) , gathered together in a room above Hatchards Bookshop in Piccadilly. It was created as a Learned Society. Its aims, amongst others, were to collect and exchange information about plants and to encourage the improvement of horticultural practice.

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Royal Horticultural Society

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Royal Horticultural Society

At Messrs. Hatchard's in a house on this site The Royal Horticultural Society...

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Susan Daniel Rose Bed

The Susan Daniel Rose Bed The roses in this flower bed are named after Susan ...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Royal Horticultural Society

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Lawrence Hall - Baron Lambourne

The foundation stone of this building was laid 19th October 1926 by the Rt Ho...

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Tree Council

Tree Council

The Tree Council was founded in 1974 to keep up the momentum of 1973's National Tree Planting Year - "Plant a Tree in '73". They ran the first National Tree Week in 1975 and in 2004 claimed that up...

Group, Gardens / Agriculture

4 memorials
Gardening colleagues of Kevin Davis

Gardening colleagues of Kevin Davis

Gardening colleagues of Kevin Davis.

Group, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Kai Leslie

Kai Leslie

We are not certain that these dates are for her life or for the time that she was associated with Ennismore Gardens.

Person, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Angus McGill

Angus McGill

Initiated the Evening Standard's appeal to replace London's lost trees. For 42 years McGill was a columnist with the Evening Standard and was co-creator, with the illustrator Dominic Poelsma, of th...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
John Bennet Lawes

John Bennet Lawes

Entrepreneur and agricultural scientist. Born at Rothamsted, Hertfordshire. He founded an experimental farm that eventually became the Rothamsted Experimental Station, and developed a superphosphat...

Person, Commerce, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial