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Reports Archive

You are invited to read about previous Merlins' achievements in their reports, a selection can be downloaded from this page or alternatively hard copies are held in both the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library and the Royal Geographical Society Library with the Institute of Geographers in London.

RHS Lindley Library, Tel: 020 7821 3050, e-mail: library.london@rhs.org.uk

Royal Geographical Society Library with IBG, Tel: 020 7591 3030, e-mail: go@rgs.org

Reports can be downloaded below and can be sorted in Author, Merlin number or Title by clicking on the appropriate header. To search entries enter search text in box at top left of table:

To go to the Merlin prizewinner reports then click here.

Author Merlin Title
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530
Friends of Jerusalem Botanical Gardens - Working Holiday
531
 
My visit to Tresco Abbey Gardens
532
Merlin Trip to Dullstroom, South Africa observing terrestrial Orchids and other wildflowers
533
Study of California native flora - San Francisco to Yosemite National Park
534
AGS post conference tour to Panassos and Peloponnese
535
An Alpine odyssey - AGS Greece Tour 2011
536
Expedition to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Field station to investigate alpine plants and the tree line around the south summit
537
Jade Dragon Field Station and Mountain expedition
538
Merlin Report - Horticultural Expedition to Paksong, Southern Laos
539
Study trip to south west Scotland to visit the gardens of Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway
540
Puri and Primulas - an AGS expedition Indian Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh 2-24 July 2011
541
In at the steep end - three weeks in th Indian Himalaya
542
Conservation of the Alpine Flora of Mt Kenya 
543
Work placement at the NY Botanical Garden and Montgomery Botanical Center
544
A Horticultural Study Trip to South Africa - a month at Kirstenbosh NBG and in the Northern Drakensberg Mountains
544
Seed collecting expedition to Southern Appalachians in North Carolina 28th July- 18th August 2011
546
Field Studies Council course - Wild orchids of SE England and Scotland
547
The people and plants of Bali, Indonesia 
548
Travel scholarship to Hawai'i
549
8th International AGS conference show 2011
550
Alpines without Frontiers - The 8th international Rock Garden conference 
551
Botanical trip to Tasmania, Australia and South Island, New Zealand
552
South Africa - Cape Town Trip
553
Succulent South Africa- Travel scholarship
554
The wild flora of Yunnan July-August 2011
555
Herb growing in Scotland
556
North California seed collecting expedition 17th September - 2nd October 2011 
not available
557
Laligurans Rhododendron Project - Floral & ecological studies on Rhododendron arboreum in the Nepal Himalaya
558
Les Jardins de Drulon
559
A visit to Singapore - 20th World Orchid Conference and the preview of Gardens by the bay, Singapore
560
Tresco Abbey Gardens, Isles of Scilly, Work Placement Report
561
Report from Merlin funded internship at RBGE
562
AGS Eastern Cape Tour - The Cape of New Experiences
563
AGS Tour Scheme 2012 South Africa – Tour to the Eastern Cape 6th – 21st February 2012
564
Hunting Hardy Cacti in the Wilderness of Canada
565
Trip Cancelled
N/A
566
Kew Diploma travel scholarship - Victoria amazonica in the Amazon Basin
567
Alternative cultivation of Nepenthes
568
Report not submitted
N/A
569
AGS Expedition to Turkey - Alpine rock flowers and hardy bulbs in the Taurus Mountains
570
AGS- A report of the Taurus Mountains
571
Arizona - Arid land plants in cultivation and natural habitats
572
Merlin Trust Report: Survival of Succulents in South Africa
573
Gardens of the South of England
574
Heliconia species in Panama and Costa Rica
575
Travel Scholarship to Mauritius to Study the Conservation of its Endemic Flora and its Habitat
576
The Grampians National Park Victoria, Australia - Biodiverirty Hotspot
577
Work placement in the vegetable gardens of Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons and Ballymaloe Cookery School.
578
21st Century Horticulture in the Midwest
579
A project researching the history of the water garden at Trewithen and first stage proposals for its restoration
580
Exploration of Panamanian Aroids, Orchids and Zamia
581
To attend The American Public Garden Association Conference
582
Alpine Garden Society study tour to the Picos De Europa
583
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Horticulural Internship 7th January-21st March 2013
584
Finding ferns in the deserts of California and Arizona
585
An exploration of the flora of the Valdivian Rainforests
586
Italian Lakes Study Tour 2013
587
The Propagation, Cultivation and Importance of Plants Found in Malaysian Borneo
588
Horticulture and Sustainability project
589
Trip cancelled
Not Available
590
Propagation and cultivation of endangered plants
591
Gibraltar Botanic Garden and wild flowers of Andalusia
592
Tresco Abbey Gardens Work Experience 13th- 24th May 2013
593
62 Days at Belize Botanic Garden
594
Tokachi Millennium Forest Project, Hokkaido Japan
595
A horticulturist in western China: with dictionary, camera, and insect repellent.
596
New Zealand, a plant records exploration.
597
Bursary Report , Florida USA
598
Bursary Report , Florida USA
599
Experience at Tresco Abbey Gardens can inform UK cultivation of Fynbos species
600
Trip cancelled
Not available
601
Work placement at Kew Gardens and Anders Plus horticulture agency
602
Orchidaceae in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Singapore
603
Studying the native plants of California
604
Bulbs in their historical setting
605
AGS tour to the Peloponnese looking for autumn flowering bulbs
606
Patagonia Land of Violas and Volcanoes- Alpine Garden Society Tour 2013
607
Alpine Adventures in Patagonia: In search of Violas
608
A study tour on the uses of New Zealand Flora
609
Internship at RHS Wisley 7.10.13 - 13.12.13
610
New Zealand Botanic Gardens Internship
612
A journey through the Western Cape, South Africa: exploring wild flora and Botanical Gardens
613
Woodland Flora of Southeast America
614
New Orleans: After The Storm? The impact of weather events on native flora and the built garden environment
615
SIKKIM Following in the footsteps of Sir J D Hooker
616
AGS/Merlin Trust – French Alps
617
Alpine Garden Society / Merlin Trust French Alps tour
618
Ornamental Plants in the Land of the Three Parallel Rivers.
619
Botanical Trip to Yunnan
620
International Dendrological Society Tour of Bhutan 2014
621
Can one correlate local differences in the availability of nutrients and the physical characteristics of a select group of Rhododendron species?
622
Pha Tad Ke Botanic Garden Work Placement and Visit
623
An experience of horticulture in Laos and Thailand
625
The Western Cape of South Africa
626
Cameroon’s Knowledge Legacy
631
Professional gardener's Guild autumn trip to Belgium

 

 

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