Royal Botanic Gardendale, Kew - celebrates 250 years of existence.
In 1759, William Aiton was appointed to take care of the gardens extend to KEW Princess Augusta.
Kew 200 includes 000 species of cultivated plants and artifacts about the origin of 80 000 plants and fungi.
Discover program entering the anniversary of Kew Garden http://www.kew.org/events/kew2009.html
Poisonous plants, indoor and outdoor
Plants that attract rabbits and squirrels
Edelweiss - Leontopodium alpinum
Delicate flower corner is the legend that tell mountain people.
A young woman from the valley married with a mountain lover, like all the girls in the village, who knew and loved with all his heart the mountain. Coming out often for tips glaciers, jnepeni to collect fruits, very aromatic herb that liqueur served in making the Mountain Pine, and we go and hunt marmots, for their fur which then sold to tourists.
Pomegranate - Punica granatum
Uses are numerous, especially in oriental tradition. Pomegranate juice is a common drink, rich in fiber, potassium and vitamin C. This juice is called granatina thick and sweet, syrup used in the past for the preparation of cocktails. Juice is also used as an antiseptic and if light is applied to wounds.