90 relations: Archives of Natural History, Arlow Stout, Award of Garden Merit, Award of Merit, Benjamin Thomas Brandreth-Gibbs, Britain in Bloom, Cardiff Castle, Charitable organization, Charles Francis Greville, Chelsea Flower Show, Cheshire, Chiswick, Clematis, Dahlia, Delphinium, Devon, Dianthus, Duke of Devonshire, Ealing, Encyclopedia of Conifers, England, Essex, Fête, Garden World Images, Gardening, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Harrogate, Hatchards, Horticulture, Hugh Ronalds, Imperial College London, James Dickson (botanist), James Veitch Jr., John Lindley, John Wedgwood (horticulturist), Joseph Banks, Joseph Paxton, Josiah Wedgwood, Keep Britain Tidy, Kensington, Kensington Palace, Lady Anne Berry, Lilium, Lindley Hall, London, Lindley Library, List of Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, Macmillan Publishers, Narcissus (plant), National Exhibition Centre, NCCPG National Plant Collection, ..., North Yorkshire, Orchidaceae, Oxford University Press, Patrick Synge, Piccadilly, Pinophyta, Post-nominal letters, Rhododendron, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, RHS Garden Hyde Hall, RHS Garden Rosemoor, RHS Garden, Wisley, Richard Anthony Salisbury, Robert Allen Rolfe, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Royal College of Music, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Society, Science Museum, London, Sir Nicholas Bacon, 14th Baronet, Sir Richard Carew Pole, 13th Baronet, South Kensington, St James's Palace, Sue Biggs, Surrey, Tatton Park Flower Show, Taxonomy (biology), The Daily Telegraph, The Garden (journal), The Plantsman (magazine), Thomas Andrew Knight, United Kingdom, Veitch Memorial Medal, Victoria Medal of Honour, William Aiton, William Forsyth (horticulturist), William Townsend Aiton, Wisley, Worsley New Hall. Expand index (40 more) » « Shrink index
The Archives of Natural History (formerly the Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History) is a peer-reviewed academic journal and the official journal of the Society for the History of Natural History.
The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a long-established annual award for plants by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
The Award of Merit, or AM, is a mark of quality awarded to plants by the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
Sir Benjamin Thomas Brandreth-Gibbs (8 January 1821 – 2 June 1885) was an agriculturalist and horticulturalist who was knighted for his services to both by Queen Victoria in 1878.
RHS Britain in Bloom is the largest horticultural campaign in the United Kingdom.
Cardiff Castle (Castell Caerdydd) is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales.
A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).
Charles Francis Greville PC FRS FRSE FLS FSA (12 May 1749 – 23 April 1809) was a British antiquarian, collector and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1790.
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Chiswick is a district of west London, England.
Clematis is a genus of about 300 species within the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae.
Dahlia is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico.
Delphinium is a genus of about 300 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native throughout the Northern Hemisphere and also on the high mountains of tropical Africa.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Dianthus is a genus of about 300 species of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, native mainly to Europe and Asia, with a few species extending south to north Africa, and one species (D. repens) in arctic North America.
Duke of Devonshire is a title in the Peerage of England held by members of the Cavendish family.
Ealing is a district of west London, England, located west of Charing Cross.
Encyclopedia of Conifers.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
A fête, or fete, is an elaborate festival, party or celebration.
Garden World Images, (GWI) previously known as the Harry Smith Collection, whose origins can be traced back to the early 1950s and is one of the oldest and largest library of horticultural/botanical colour photographs in the World.
Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture.
The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the largest flower show in the world.
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England.
Hatchards is a branch of Waterstones, and claims to be the oldest bookshop in the United Kingdom, founded on Piccadilly in 1797 by John Hatchard.
Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants (fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar).
Hugh Ronalds (4 March 1760 – 18 November 1833) was an esteemed nurseryman and horticulturalist in Brentford, who published Pyrus Malus Brentfordiensis: or, a Concise Description of Selected Apples (1831).
Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.
James (Jacobus) J. Dickson (1738–1822) was a Scottish nurseryman, plant collector, botanist and mycologist.
James Veitch (24 May 1815 – September 1869) was the third in a long line of horticulturists who established the renowned family business Veitch Nurseries.
John Lindley FRS (5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865) was an English botanist, gardener and orchidologist.
John Wedgwood (baptised 2 April 1766 — 26 January 1844), the eldest son of the potter Josiah Wedgwood, was a partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm 1790–1793 and again 1800–1812.
Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, (19 June 1820) was an English naturalist, botanist and patron of the natural sciences.
Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world.
Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter and entrepreneur.
Keep Britain Tidy is a UK-based independent environmental charity.
Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.
Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England.
Lady Anne Sophia Berry (née Walpole, 11 December 1919) is an English and New Zealand horticulturist who founded Rosemoor Garden.
Lilium (members of which are true lilies) is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers.
Lindley Hall in Elverton Street, Westminster, London is the older of the two Royal Horticultural Halls and is owned by RHS Enterprises Limited, which is part of the charity Royal Horticultural Society in central London.
The Lindley Library is the largest horticultural library in the world.
This is a list of Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (incomplete before the Restoration, 1660).
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants of the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family.
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is an exhibition centre located in Birmingham, England.
The National Plant Collection scheme is the main conservation vehicle whereby the Plant Heritage, formerly National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens (NCCPG) can accomplish its mission: to conserve, grow, propagate, document and make available the resource of garden plants that exists in the United Kingdom.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Patrick Millington Synge VMH (17 September 1910 - 1982) was a British botanist, writer and plant hunter.
Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.
The Pinophyta, also known as Coniferophyta or Coniferae, or commonly as conifers, are a division of vascular land plants containing a single extant class, Pinopsida.
Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.
Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the highlands of the Appalachian Mountains of North America.
RHS Garden Harlow Carr is one of four public gardens run by the Royal Horticultural Society.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall is a public display garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in the English county of Essex, east of London.
RHS Garden Rosemoor is a public display garden run by the Royal Horticultural Society in North Devon, England.
The Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in the English county of Surrey south of London, is one of four gardens run by the Society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.
Richard Anthony Salisbury, FRS (born Richard Anthony Markham; 2 May 1761 – 23 March 1829) was a British botanist.
Robert Allen Rolfe (1855, Basford, Nottinghamshire – 1921, Richmond, Surrey) was an English botanist specialising in the study of orchids.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (brand name Kew) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.
The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 is an institution founded in 1850 to administer the international exhibition of 1851, officially called the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
Sir Nicholas Hickman Ponsonby Bacon, 14th and 15th Baronet, (born 17 May 1953) is a British landowner, businessman and philanthropist.
Sir John Richard Walter Reginald Carew Pole, 13th Baronet, OBE, DL (born 2 December 1938) is the present holder of the Pole baronetcy, granted to his ancestor by King Charles I in 1628.
South Kensington is an affluent district of West London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
St James's Palace is the most senior royal palace in the United Kingdom.
Sue-Anne Hilbre Biggs is the Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society, the first woman to hold the role in the Society's history.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park held at Tatton Park, near Knutsford, Cheshire, first began in 1999 by the Royal Horticultural Society.
Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Garden is the monthly magazine of the British Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), circulated to all the society's members as a benefit of membership; it is also sold to the public.
The Plantsman, published quarterly by the Royal Horticultural Society, is a 68-page magazine "dedicated to a deeper understanding and appreciation of garden plants." Its authoritative articles are written by acknowledged experts on plant-related subjects, including plant profiles, horticulture, botany and the development of garden plants, focusing on ornamental plants grown in temperate gardens.
Thomas Andrew Knight (1759–1838), FRS, of Elton Hall in the parish of Elton in Herefordshire (4 miles south-west of Ludlow) and later of Downton Castle (3 miles north-west of Elton), was a horticulturalist and botanist.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Veitch Memorial Medal is an international prize issued annually by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
The Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH) is awarded to British horticulturists resident in the United Kingdom whom the Royal Horticultural Society Council considers deserving of special honour by the Society The award was established in 1897 "in perpetual remembrance of Her Majesty's glorious reign, and to enable the Council to confer honour on British horticulturists." The Society's rules state that only sixty-three horticulturists can hold the VMH at any given time, in commemoration of the sixty-three years of Queen Victoria's reign.
William Aiton (17312 February 1793) was a Scottish botanist.
William Forsyth (1737– July 25 1804) was a Scottish botanist.
William Townsend Aiton FRHS FLS (2 February 1766 – 9 October 1849) was an English botanist.
Wisley is a village and civil parish in Surrey, England between Cobham and Woking, in the Borough of Guildford.
Worsley New Hall is a former mansion and gardens located by the Bridgewater Canal in Worsley, the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford, around west of Manchester in Greater Manchester, England.
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