Travel Pic Thursday – Kew Gardens Part Three (UK)

Well, the weather here Portland isn't exactly get-out-in-the-garden weather, but that's no reason to not continue on our virtual garden tour of Kew Gardens situated just a short Tube hop away from the heart of London. The previous two weeks, we've roamed around Kew's Palm House and the other glass houses that are pretty impressive, but … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday – Kew Gardens Part Three (UK)

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Travel Pic Thursday: Kew Gardens’ Houses of Glass (UK)

After stopping for a warm up inside the Palm House, this week we're continuing on our stroll through few of Kew Gardens other indoor attractions: the Temperate House, the Waterlily House, and the Princess of Wales Conservatory. The landscape architects of Kew Gardens clearly understood the need for cover with the UK's weather (it rains now … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: Kew Gardens’ Houses of Glass (UK)

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Travel Pic Thursday: The Palm House at Kew Gardens (UK)

Thanks to a cheap flight and some rapid vacation planning, I had the good fortune to be in London for my birthday last year. Because I love gardening and all things botanical, I made plans to trek out to Kew Gardens for my birthday outing. Kew Gardens is huge, so rather than overwhelming you with … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: The Palm House at Kew Gardens (UK)