This weekend I took some time out to go to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – and what an amazing time to go. It’s always been a favourite garden of mine, but this weekend they really excelled themselves.
It is, of course, autumn, and that means Autumn Festivals springing up all over the place. Kew was no exception – and here are a few pictures of the spectacle they put together.
And another autumn show at Kew – they floated over 5 million cranberries on the pool outside the Palm House as a demonstration of how cranberries are harvested in New England. Apparently cranberry bushes are grown on marshland which is then flooded so that the berries float to the top of the water, where they’re then harvested. I’m sure it doesn’t quite look as neat as this – but aren’t they colourful?