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Christmas Lights at Kew Gardens: A Magical Night time Journey

  Most of us don’t venture out into the garden at night.  Its too dark, too cold and not much to see.  Taking a tour around a large botanical garden, lit with over 60,000 lights of all colours, shapes and sizes is a completely different experience and well worth the effort to venture out on […]

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Our Summer Holiday Bucket List

If you are like me you’ll have a long mental list of activities for the school summer holidays.   I often see some great ideas on other people’s blogs and I squirrel them away for the long summer.  However just like the squirrel forgetting where he has buried his nuts those bookmarks get well and truly […]

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Barefoot at Kew Gardens

You have over 7,000 nerve endings in each of your feet.  We have been putting them to good use with a real tingle, thanks to Kew Garden’s barefoot walk. We have come across barefoot experiences in a small village in Austria, and again, this summer around a mountainside lake in Switzerland, and we think it […]

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Pumpkins and Fairy Rings

There is no better way to spend a sunny Autumn morning than visiting Kew Gardens.  This is exactly what we did last weekend.  If you have never been it’s a fantastic place to pop into.  There’s loads for children of all ages to do.  If you are not a friend of Kew it’s a bit […]

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Out 2 Play at Kew Gardens

If you live near west London then Kew Gardens is a great place to visit. It has all the elements of a garden on a grand scale. In the summer the gardening students each have an allotment plot to plan and manage so you can even pick up some tips for growing veg. There is […]

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