RHS Lindley Library

RHS Lindley Library
80 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PE

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The City Gardener

This display takes its inspiration from The City Gardener by Thomas Fairchild, published in 1722. Using 18th and 19th century books and artworks, it looks at the delights and challenges of urban gardening through the ages. Urban gardeners have long battled lack of space, lack of light and poor air quality to carve a space…

Mon 5 Dec

Free / 020 7821 3050

Tue 6 Dec

Free / 020 7821 3050

Wed 7 Dec

Free / 020 7821 3050

…and 9 more dates until 20 Dec

Health And The City

Dr Clare Hickman will explore the relationship between green space and human health in the city. Taking a long view from the seventeenth century practice of using plants to scent the air, through to the utopian vision for the garden city, Hickman will look at the various ways designed green spaces have been considered…

Fri 16 Dec

Free / 020 7821 3050

Pigments And Petals

Discovering 19th century flower painter Caroline Maria Applebee, this exhibition explores some of the mysteries surrounding her life and art. Applebee was a little-known artist, but one who had access to some of the most fashionable plants of the time. Looking at the range of native and exotic flowers she painted and…

Wed 11 Jan 2017

Free / 020 7821 3050

Thu 12 Jan 2017

Free / 020 7821 3050

Fri 13 Jan 2017

Free / 020 7821 3050

…and 40 more dates until 10 Mar 2017

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