Jewels and miniature marvels in the Davies Alpine House at Kew ….. @kewgardens #SpringAtKew

(Yellow, foreground) (white with pink stripe, background) Lithodora zahnii (above) A tour through the glass clamshell of the Davies Alpine House at Kew Gardens today, where the specimens are displayed in a rocky landscape as well as in a few terracotta pots. The overall effect is serene, particularly given the height of the glass apex…

Magnolias – the grand display at Kew continues (one week on)…. @kewgardens #SpringAtKew

Magnolia campbellii - seen across the expanse of parkland, spotlighting the Magnolia collection at Kew A return visit to Kew, to see again the Magnolias in after a week that has featured some sunshine and some chill nights, though little wind or rain to damage the blossom. Petals there are no on the grass and…