The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London, England
Your purchase of pottery with the official Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew seal helps support the important work of historic Kew Gardens in London, England. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was created more than 250 years ago in 1759 and is one of the world’s most famous gardens with nearly two million visits each year.
It is home to the world’s largest collection of living plants and has over seven million preserved plant specimens. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is known internationally as a leader in plant science and conservation, and is a center of research and education, with a staff of over 700. Over the centuries, it has made important contributions to increasing the understanding of the plant kingdom with many resulting benefits for mankind and is recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites for its classification, preservation, and cultivation of tens of thousands of plant life.
Its Millennium Seed Bank is one of the world’s largest facilities for storing plants seeds. The seeds may be for food crops or those of rare species to protect biodiversity. Storing seeds guards against catastrophic events like natural disasters, outbreaks of disease or war. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew continues to explore and collect the world’s biodiversity of plants and seeds.
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