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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Quite possibly the only place in the world where when you talk to the plants, the plants talk back. In the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, specially chosen trees have a telephone number you can call from your mobile and listen to their stories. A tourist destination since the eighteenth century, Kew combines gracious Victorian palm houses with state of the art architecture, native plants with treasures from the tropics, a lazy place for a ramble with hi-tech horticulture and cutting edge scientific research. A tranquil treasure in the bustle of London - and the home of the Titan Arum, the smelliest plant known to man!

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With such a rich history Kew is both representative of the history of England as well as being about the future of preserving the world's plany life.

Oliver Bascianp


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My nomination is the garden shed.

FELICITY HAGUE

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