known for its relaxing scent lavender is an ideal bee friendly plant to add to your own garden bees depend alm
Known for its relaxing scent, lavender is an ideal bee-friendly plant to add to your own garden. Bees depend almost entirely on flowers for their food, they use the nectar as a source of fuel because it's high in sugar. 🐝
here at last the titan arum or corpse flower has bloomed in the princess of wales conservatory its 3m tall and
Here at last - the Titan Arum or 'corpse flower' has bloomed in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Its 3m tall and it's tuber weighs 118kg – our biggest yet! It has one of the foulest odours in the plant kingdom (which attracts pollinators), but will only last for 48 hours...
when charles darwin was sent a specimen of the madagascan christmas star orchid he predicted that since the ne
When Charles Darwin was sent a specimen of the Madagascan Christmas star orchid, he predicted that since the nectar was at the bottom of the long flower spur, a pollinator must exist with a tongue as long as the spur - 41 years later, such a moth was discovered! #DarwinDay
today we re wishing sir david attenborough a very happy birthday he is a true inspiration to us all bringing n
Today we're wishing Sir David Attenborough a very happy birthday! 🎂 He is a true inspiration to us all, bringing nature into our homes and working to protect our natural world for future generations 🌍🌿
fungi rarely get the attention they deserve especially as they are hidden in our soil or within the bodies of
Fungi rarely get the attention they deserve, especially as they are hidden in our soil, or within the bodies of plants, animals & even other fungi! Discover more about how incredible fungi are in the world's first ever State of the World's Fungi Report:
15000 panes of glass replaced 116 urns restored 180km of scaffolding required 5280 litres of paint used there
15,000 panes of glass replaced; 116 urns restored; 180km of scaffolding required; 5,280 litres of paint used 🏗️ There's just one month to go until the reopening of the Temperate House, after undergoing the biggest renovation project in our history:
happy celebrating the importance of all types of woodlands amp trees trees planted in our urban landscapes pla
Happy #IntlForestDay - celebrating the importance of all types of woodlands & trees 🌳🌲 Trees planted in our urban landscapes play an important role in taking potentially harmful carbon out of the air; Kew's 14,000 trees ‘draw down’ around 8.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.
the madagascan christmas orchid was among many of charles darwin s evolutionary predictions the nectar was at
The Madagascan Christmas Orchid was among many of Charles Darwin's evolutionary predictions. The nectar was at the bottom of the spur & he predicted that a pollinator must exist with a tongue long enough to reach the bottom. 41 years later, this moth was discovered. #DarwinDay