Fiona Davison on the Hidden Horticulturalists – Chiswick Book Festival


September 15, 2019


The Hidden Horticulturalists

Head of RHS Libraries and Exhibitions Fiona Davison reveals the story of the remarkable young men who learned horticulture here, alongside Joseph Paxton, and helped to shape the way we garden today. From the Horticultural Society Garden in Chiswick (“a magnet to the best and brightest young gardeners”) to Australia and Bolivia, she tells David Shreeve tales of fraud, scandal, madness and plants.

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Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1LW