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Harrow, Robert Lewis

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Harrow, Robert Lewis

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1867-1954

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born Kent 1867, died Godalming 1954
began training at Heronden Hall and other gardens before going to Cambridge Botanic Garden. He then proceeded to Kew in 1891 where he became subforeman in charge of the Fern Department. In 1893 he moved to RBG Edinburgh to become foreman of the Glass Department, eventally becoming Assistant Head Gardener and then Curator. In 1931 he became Director of the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens at Wisley.

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