The World of Kew

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Kew Gardens is famed for its flowers, trees and the exotic plants in its Palm House; but behind the scenes Kew is a world-famous centre of botanical science, horticultural education and conservation. This richly illustrated book, a companion to the BBC2 series A New Year at Kew, explores that extraordinary range of work, from recording the history of plant remedies in the Nosegay Garden, to using forensic botany to solve murders and conserving ‘hotspots’ of biodiversity around the world.

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The World of Kew

The World of Kew

BBC2007

Hardback224pp Illustrated

9780563493785     Product Code: 225608

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Kew Gardens is famed for its flowers, trees and the exotic plants in its Palm House; but behind the scenes Kew is a world-famous centre of botanical science, horticultural education and conservation. This richly illustrated book, a companion to the BBC2 series A New Year at Kew, explores that extraordinary range of work, from recording the history of plant remedies in the Nosegay Garden, to using forensic botany to solve murders and conserving ‘hotspots’ of biodiversity around the world.

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