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Kew Guide (Paperback)

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The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew boasts more than 325 acres, more than thirty thousand plant species, and more than 1.35 million visitors a year. With so many sights and more than two centuries of history, theKew Guide is the perfect introduction for anyone wishing for a memorable visitand a perfect keepsake for those wanting a memory to take home.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 theKew Guide is sure to be treasured.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew boasts more than 325 acres, more than thirty thousand plant species, and more than 1.35 million visitors a year. With so many sights and more than two centuries of history, the Kew Guide is the perfect introduction for anyone wishing for a memorable visit?and a perfect keepsake for those wanting a memory to take home.

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.
Number of Pages: 107
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Botany
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2016
TCIN: 16400621
UPC: 9781842465042
Item Number (DPCI): 247-33-2056
$9.00
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