More information about Kew Gardens
Founded in 1759, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was declared as a site of UNESCO World Heritage in the year 2003. Along with Kew Gardens in London, they have a second country garden in Wakehurst and that is the home of the Millennium Seed Bank at Kew. Kew Gardens is one of London’s top attractions for visitors. Kew is a leader in the world of plant science and conservation.
Their work is helpful in discovering and describing the diversity of the world’s fungal’s and plants. They safeguard the world’s plant life for the future and promotion of sustainable usage of plants and inspired appreciation of plants as well as the environment. You can find out more about the program for a Breathing Planet.
Throughout their history, The Kew Royal Botanic Gardens has had important contributions for the increased understanding of the plant kingdom offering many benefits for mankind. It is first and foremost an institution scientifically. With the collections of preserved plants and living of plant products and botanical information, it forms the knowledge as deep as an encyclopedia about the kingdom of plants.
The biggest mission of the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens is inspiring and delivering of science-based pant conservation all over the world, thus enhancing the visitor’s quality of life. The overall business aim is the production of applied and basic information about fungal and plant related topics for the management and communication to the stakeholders.
This is carried out through the research and science in systematics, economic botany, biological interactions, horticulture, and conservation. The extensive collections are underpinned by the living and preserved plants and the fungi that is associated with artefacts, archives and literature, and it’s interpretation to the public through the Kew Botanical Gardens and the location at Wakehurst Place. This offers amenities for the public that offers opportunities to learn about the plants and broaden their scope of work. This ability for an increase in the outreach and impact globally depends on the communications effectiveness. Through education programs, activities dissemination, and the national or international partnership networks that fundamentally ensure the transfer the knowledge of the specialists in the global community. These services support the functionality through the aim of progressive resources and the adequate support of the activity programs of the organization.
The Kew Gardens are a very beautiful place to take the family and to take in all of the plant life. You can learn together as a group or individually about the various plant life and the benefits to society.