Tuesday, September 13, 2016

UK ~ Kew Royal Botanic Garden - UNESCO~

...Lovely views of the world’s most famous botanic garden...a wonderful space for plant lovers...beautiful landscapes, glasshouses and historic buildings...with great newly released stamp...Thanks a million Andrene! ♥
Photo: Andrew McRobb
Palm House by Night      Tulips in Spring     The Temperate House     Cedar Vista and Pagoda

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in south-west London and the world's largest and most diverse collection of living plants.

Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, UK, its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over seven million preserved plant specimens.

The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants.

In 2003 Kew Gardens was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.


The 350th Anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
(Issued 02-09-2016)

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