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Over at Kew Gardens, there is always something to enjoy afresh, or anew.  Grasses apparently cover around 20% of our planet, but there is no element of boredom when you admire the Grass Garden that houses over 550 examples.

Now until winter is a great time to revel in this section of Kew, as the plants flaunt their feathery seedheads, frolic in the wind and dress up in their autumn colours.

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Princess of Wales Conservatory,  Kew Gardens,  London,  September 2016

 

The Grass Garden is in the north-eastern corner of the gardens (map here) close to both the Victoria Gate and Elizabeth Gate.  I also strongly recommend a stroll across to the Hive – stunning at any time in any light.

 

 

 

aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 25 September 2016

 

 

Part of B&W Sunday

 

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  1. This one has nice contrasts between the fluffy and playful plant life in the foreground and fixed structures in the background. Lovely. I remember another post from Kew Gardens from sometime ago that I also loved. Thank you for the entry Debbie.

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    • Thanks Paula. I like that angular conservatory but needed a different approach.
      There is a great mixture at the gardens – I always enjoy a trip there. They have put a lot of effort into making the visits interesting – more than just plants.

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