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from peaceful woodland to picturesque views of the pagoda here are some our favourite picnic spots across the
From peaceful woodland to picturesque views of The Pagoda, here are some our favourite picnic spots across the Gardens 👉 #NationalPicnicWeek
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most of us know chickpeas best when they are blitzed mashed or crushed into hummus discover more about the hum
Most of us know chickpeas best when they are blitzed, mashed or crushed into hummus. Discover more about the humble chickpea 👉
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discover kew with our daily introduction to the gardens tours identify exotic plants find out what s in bloom
Discover Kew with our daily Introduction to the Gardens tours...

🌿 Identify exotic plants
🌺 Find out what's in bloom
📖 Discover our history & research

Find out more:
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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. 🐝
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iconic artists summer nights spectacular surroundings don t miss out on this year s kew the music
🎵 Iconic artists

☀️ Summer nights

🌿 Spectacular surroundings

Don't miss out on this year's Kew the Music:
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from an age before photography until the present day the unique collection of art inside the shirley sherwood
From an age before photography until the present day, the unique collection of art inside the Shirley Sherwood Gallery celebrates the beauty of nature in exquisite scientific detail 🌻🎨✏️
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first opened in 1863 it s the worlds largest surviving victorian glasshouse discover the secrets of the temper
First opened in 1863, it's the world’s largest surviving Victorian glasshouse. 🌿 Discover the secrets of the Temperate House:
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did you know the two most common coffee species are arabica and robusta discover more about the world s favou
🎥: Did you know..? The two most common coffee species are Arabica and RobustaDiscover more about the world's favourite hot drink 👇
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on the border where kew meets the river thames the natural area offers a wild landscape for a forest adventure
On the border where Kew meets the River Thames, the Natural Area offers a wild landscape for a forest adventure or a tranquil wander. 🌳🍃
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step into the world of alice in wonderland for an enjoyable outdoor theatre production of lewis carrolls class
Step into the world of Alice in Wonderland, for an enjoyable outdoor theatre production of Lewis Carroll’s classic story at Kew this summer: 👑🐰

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the 1st female gardeners were employed at kew in 1896 amp encouraged to wear men s clothing so as not to distr
The 1st female gardeners were employed at Kew in 1896 & encouraged to wear men's clothing so as not to distract! #TBT
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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...
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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
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we are about to throw open the doors to the worlds largest glasshouse after five years of painstaking restorat
We are about to throw open the doors to the world’s largest glasshouse after five years of painstaking restoration. Here are 11 little-known facts behind the beautiful façade: #TemperateHouse
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home to 4500 plants the alps are incredible however they re also under threat internationalmountainday
Home to 4,500 plants, the Alps are incredible. However, they're also under threat... #InternationalMountainDay
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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 🌍🌿
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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:
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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:
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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.
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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
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