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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous centre for botanical and mycological knowledge. With our two inspiring gardens at Kew in London and Wakehurst in Sussex, we enchant our visitors with the wonder of plant diversity.
Over the past 250 years Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for humankind.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them. We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone. More here.
An intricate metal sculpture has arrived in London, fitted with thousands of LED lights and microphones controlled by the vibrations of a real-life beehive.