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Summer at Kew Gardens

5. June 2010

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Summer at Kew Gardens

Summer appears to have finally arrived in the UK with beautiful dry sunny weather. Today I decided to check out my favourite “green space” in London  – the 300 acres that is Kew Gardens. Wandering around Kew is like being a child in a sweet shop. Eveywhere you look there are wonderful sights and smells […]

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Kew Gardens turns up the heat

11. January 2010

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Kew Gardens turns up the heat

London has seen its share of freezing temperatures this month. I am working in the capital during the week and always looking for a slice of greenery with my gardening antennae.Kew Gardens is top of my list having recieved news of their Tropical Extravaganza taking place during February. A chance to turn up the heat […]

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Kew branches out

25. May 2008

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Kew branches out

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is THE place to visit in London if you want to see the world’s largest collection of 40,000 plants. I was at Kew yesterday to witness the opening of the new Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway which adds new meaning to the expression – a bird’s eye view! Balancing […]

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Trees under threat

16. May 2008

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The United Nations Environment Programme has just announced that it is planning to plant 7 billion trees before the end of 2008 in an effort to absorb CO2 and slow down climate change. If enough of them are planted it may be possible to make a difference and reverse some of the effects of deforestation […]

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