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Monet's Garden

A new paperback edition of Vivian Russell’s much-admired exploration of Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny, lavishly illustrated with award-winning photography. 

Butterflies, Bugs & Beasties, discover how plants get by with a little help from their friends during summer

Butterflie

In 2010 the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is celebrating the UN’s International Year of Biodiversity and throughout the summer we’re inviting visitors to not only explore the stunning Gardens in full bloom; but to also delve into the hidden world of plant pollination and discover how plants work togeth

Gardening Tips

Watering PlantsMake sure that you give plants a really good drink when watering in the garden. A short watering encourages the roots to develop closer to the surface of the soil, making the plant less drought tolerant and more susceptible to be rocked by the wind.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection

To ensure your plants survive the winter months, always choose plants appropriate for the climate you live in. However there are always must have plants that any of us cannot resist, which will require winter protection to ensure their survival.