Tag: London

Environment

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in west London. It was first created by Princess Augusta in 1759 and from the beginning its royal patronage meant that money was available for collecting plants from all over the world and for building greenhouses and features such as the pagoda. George III

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Environment

Hosepipe Bans

Low summer rainfall July 2022 was the driest July in England since 1911 – 16mm  of rain fell in England which was only 25% of the normal amount.  East Anglia and southeast England both had considerably less rain than usual. Since the start of 2022, only February has had average

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