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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Talk, from 8 Sep 2017

Contact

Kew Gardens

020 8332 5655

Address

Kew,
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 3AB

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How can a cabbage be turned into a Brussels sprout?
Matthew Nelson reveals how selective breeding over many centuries has transformed the cabbage into leafy crops of all shapes, colours and sizes such as broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. Discover how taming wild plants makes them more useful to humans.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 8 Sep 2017 11:00 to 11:30
Fri 29 Sep 2017 11:00 to 11:30

Prices

Included with entry to the Gardens

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 187773  Lat: 51.48254 Long: -0.29120

Public transport is very convenient and there is limited parking. Victoria Gate, the principal gate, is on Kew Road (A307) and is a 7 minute walk from Kew Gardens Station.
Tube : Kew Gardens
Train : Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge
Bus: 65, 237, 267, 391
Car:Coming from the south or west on the A316 or M3 motorway (which becomes the A316) turn left at the Richmond roundabout onto Kew Road (A307). You will see the Pagoda to your left - park in a permitted place, alongside the Gardens, on Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk


Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available