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Official account for Kew Gardens. London attraction, world-famous garden and centre of botanical science & research. (Manned weekdays during office hours only).
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Kew Gardens 9h
Autumn has arrived in the Davies Alpine House with these tiny Acis autumnalis, also known as the autumn snowflake πŸβ„οΈ
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Kew Gardens 17h
Replying to @MPSKew @CairdCrafts
Hi, thank you for bringing this to our attention. This has now been shared with the relevant teams at Kew to look into and advise coach parties for the future. Kind regards, ^ZS
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Kew Science 18h
Happy day! James and Caroline from our Economic Botany Collection will be available to answer your questions about the 100,000 weird, interesting and useful objects we hold made from plants πŸ₯₯🌽🌿 Go on and ask them some questions - just tweet below πŸ‘‡
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Kew Gardens 18h
Are you a budding botanical artist? Join us this Sunday in the Marianne North Gallery to meet natural history illustrator, Rachel Pedder-Smith and get expert tips on developing your own artwork: ✏️
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Did you know...? Among the spectacular collection of Chihuly artworks here at Kew, several of the pieces are being exhibited for the first time in the UK: Supported by
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Did you know..? The Asteraceae (or Compositae) family include many plants you might not consider belonging to the same family, such as Dhalias and Echinacea. Learn more about these beautiful plants on an expert guided tour:
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Kew Science Sep 17
Discover the mystical and fragrant objects hidden within our Economic Botany Collection - a unique collection of over 100,000 items made from plants: Tomorrow our Economic Botany experts will be available to answer your questions for day!
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Replying to @WendaDawes
Have a wonderful time Wenda!πŸ™‚πŸŒΏ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Thank you again for raising this with us and we hope this provides some reassurance. Kind regards, ^ZS (3/3)
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
This includes but is not limited to bats and badgers. Lighting is lowered or is moved away from specific areas where there would be a danger of disturbing our resident wildlife. (2/3)
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Hi Marco, thank you for getting in touch with your question. Each year when designing the trails, an ecology survey is carried out, highlighting areas of the route where lighting needs to be adjusted to take into account of wildlife (1/3)
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Ash dieback, or Chalara, is a disease that’s affecting millions of British trees. But what exactly is it and what is being done about it? πŸ‘‰ 🌳
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Kew Gardens Sep 17
Replying to @jester_mouse
Very true - Gorgeous colours too 😊 We hope you had a lovely visit! ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Light up your evenings and experience the majestic quality of Dale Chihuly’s () colours and forms when his glass artworks are illuminated under the evening sky: ✨
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Replying to @francinebates1
Wonderful photo Francine, the golden sunlight captures their colours so well! 🧑 ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Replying to @StefanHabel
Beautiful! 😊 ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Replying to @JaniceShipp
We agree, the humming has a strange soothing effect! Great to hear that you loved The Hive Janice 😊🐝 ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Replying to @PhilGrimley
Stunning oranges and reds in these photos 😍 We're so pleased to hear that you had an awesome day exploring Kew too! ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Replying to @ClaireMorrisRo1
Beautiful photo Claire, we hope you had a wonderful day! 🌿 ^ZS
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Kew Gardens Sep 16
Have you got some burning questions about our Economic Botany Collection? On 18 September you can and find out more about this remarkable and slightly peculiar collection... Tweet your questions to πŸ‘‡
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