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Hardy Cypripedium - book of the month

Hardy Cypripedium - book cover
Tue, 2013-01-22 00:00

Introducing our next 'book of the month'.

Our  latest 'book of the month' feature is the first of two specials shining the spotlight on orchids.

Announcing your favourite David Nash at Kew sculpture

Image of Black Sphere, a sculpture by David Nash
Mon, 2012-10-08 13:30

Announcing your top three Nash sculptures

As we look forward to David Nash unveiling a new series of sculptures at Kew Gardens this October, we asked you to vote over the summer for your favourite existing work. Correct at the time of writing (September 2012), we are pleased to reveal that your top three Nash works are:

David Nash explores Kew's collections

Photo of an aboriginal passport
Fri, 2012-10-05 15:13

Delving into the Economic Botany Collection

Kew's Economic Botany Collection contains around 85,000 historic plant artefacts including herbal medicines, food and fibres. The collection illustrates the extent of human use of plants around the world and the huge variety of objects range from paper to weapons and clothing to medicines. Nash met with the collection’s curator, Mark Nesbitt, to discover more about woods he works with.

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