Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
This extensive guidebook helps readers discover Kew’s many greenhouses, landscapes, and exhibits while exploring both the scientific and the artistic sides of the gardens. Chapters zoom in on Kew’s glasshouses and the plants they house, the variety of gardens and plant collections in them, the trees and the wildlife of the arboretum, and the stunning contemporary and historical architecture. The book also provides an engaging overview of Kew’s history, from the time Caesar walked the land to the introduction of the Millennium Seed Bank.
With beautiful photographs that bring the grounds to life, and a bounty of garden facts, this new edition of the Kew Guide is sure to be treasured.
96 pages | illustrated in color throughout | 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 | © 2014
Biological Sciences: Botany
Table of Contents
The Role of Kew