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  Kew house and apartments Accommodation in Edinburgh - Kewhouse B & B
Kew house and apartments Accommodation in Edinburgh - Kewhouse B and B
Kew House has a long established reputation for high standards offering the personal service of a bed and breakfast with many facilities you would expect in hotel such as free parking, freshly cooked breakfast and internets access with wi-fi.
Kew Apartments, which are adjacent, offer more privacy without losing service and standards.
www.kewhouse.com   (269 words)

  
  kew
Kew Gardens, covering over 300 acres, are located on east side of the Thames River on poor soil that is mainly sand and gravel.
The importance of his work was his forming Kew as a center of scientific research, especially in the classification and distribution of plants throughout the world.
The mission of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is to enable better management of the Earth's environment by increasing knowledge and understanding of the plant and fungal kingdoms - the basis of life on earth.
www2.hawaii.edu /~wandah/kew.htm   (1207 words)

  
  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under Kew's new director, William Hooker, the gardens were increased to 30 ha (75 acres) and the pleasure grounds, or arboretum, extended to 109 ha (270 acres), and later to its current size of 120 ha (300 acres).
Kew was the location of the successful effort in the 19th century to propagate rubber trees for cultivation outside South America.
Kew is important as a repository of seeds; it has one of the most important seedbanks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Royal_Botanic_Gardens,_Kew   (1072 words)

  
 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Education
In 2007 Kew will be expanding its popular series of sleepovers, designed to feed young children's imagination.
The role of education at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is to increase public knowledge and understanding of the value and vital importance of plants and to increase recognition of, and support for, our work.
To establish the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew as a world leader in the interpretation and teaching of systematic botany, conservation, biodiversity assessment and management, herbarium and botanic garden management, economic botany, and horticulture.
www.kew.org /education/index.html   (196 words)

  
 Kew Online - About Kew
Kew launched onto the high street in 2003 and now has 28 stores nationwide including several in London and key cities throughout the country.
We do not wholesale Kew to other companies and so are able to work 'close to the season', which allows us to offer up to the minute styles, colours and fabrics.
Kew is a new company and is thus on the look out for talent, in particular retailing talent.
www.kew-online.com /kewwebshop/aboutkew.aspx   (808 words)

  
 Kew
Kew Gardens, formally the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is (or are) a major tourist attraction to the west of London, with trees, shrubs and plants to fascinate the knowledgable and bemuse the ignorant.
It was built in the early seventeenth century and bought by George III (the "mad" one) in 1781 as an annex to something called the White House (no longer standing).
It's true that nothing else very close by is very famous, but even without crossing the river to Kew station and Kew Bridge Steam Museum, you'll find places for pleasant dawdling.
www.hoary.org /snaps/engl/kew.html   (541 words)

  
 KEW(Khan Engineering Works)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
KEW may assess an evaluation charge of $100 for each application, which may be applied as credit to the eventual order.
KEW warrants its machinery to be free of defects in materials and workmanship and will replace or repair any non-wear part(s) free of additional charge should there be a factory defect, provided it is discovered and reported to KEW in writing within one year of receipt of goods.
KEW shall not be held liable in any event for direct, special, incidental, consequential (including lost profit), or other damaged, whether based in contract, tort or otherwise.
www.kew.com.pk /policy.aspx   (1178 words)

  
 Kew Gardens apartments for rent apartment sublets rentals. Kew Gardens Rent apartment rentals roommates rooms for rent. ...
Kew Garden was hand crafted neighborhood, made up of larger homes and a few apartment buildings on the busier streets of the neighborhood.
Kew Gardens is home to mostly eastern European residents and a majority of people from the United Kingdom.
Kew Gardens is prime example of a suburb with the small town charm.
www.sublet.com /spider/areadesc/newyork/Queens/Kewgardens.asp   (378 words)

  
 Kew turns over a new leaf UNESCO Courier - Find Articles
For thousands of Londoners, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are best known as a favourite picnic spot on the edge of the city, famous for their picturesque Palm House and Chinese pagoda, their unrivalled collection of plants and their extensive, highly manicured lawns.
Kew played an influential role at the heart of the British Empire in the 19th century, when it acted as a central clearing house for trees and other plants discovered in one part of the empire that could be productively, and often profitably, grown in another.
Although Kew's imperial role ended with the collapse of the empire early in the 20th century, it continued to play a major role as a research institution, preserving and cataloguing plants from across the world.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1310/is_2000_May/ai_62737195   (855 words)

  
 Neighborhoods: Kew Gardens -- Congressman Anthony D. Weiner, New York's 9th District
Kew Gardens is a neighborhood in central Queens bounded to the north by the Interborough Parkway and Queens Boulevard, to the east by Kew Gardens Road, to the south by Myrtle Avenue, and to the west by Forest Park.
The first apartment building was the Kew Bolmer at 80-45 Kew Gardens Road, erected in 1915; a clubhouse followed in 1916 and a private school in 1918.
In July 1933, the Grand Central Parkway opened from Kew Gardens to the edge of Nassau County; this road was extended in 1935 as the Interborough Parkway to Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York.
www.house.gov /weiner/neighborhoods/hoods_kewgardens.htm   (576 words)

  
 Alibris: Kew
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, rich in architectural and horticultural treasures, are among the most beloved of the world's gardens, and, strange as it seems, this is the first photographic portrait of that living laboratory and pleasure ground.
Kew asks readers to step back from all the new-millennium hoopla and look critically at where the church is at the beginning of this new century, and where it is headed.
Kew Palace, which stands in the world-famous Royal Botonic Gardens in south-west London, is Britain's smallest royal palace and the third building to bear that name.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Kew   (1011 words)

  
 Kew, Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kew is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria.
Kew is one of Melbourne’s most affluent suburbs with a plethora of Victorian and Art Deco mansions graced by stunning gardens set back from tree-lined streets, such as Raheen.
Kew was proclaimed a town on 8 December 1910, and a city on 10 March 1921.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kew,_Victoria   (774 words)

  
 Kew Gardens and Richmond Hill Rezoning - Department of City Planning
Richmond Hill and Kew Gardens are two of the older communities in the Borough of Queens.
The Kew Gardens and Richmond Hill communities are concerned that the current zoning of the study area encourages development that is not in character with the existing neighborhoods.
The Department of City Planning has studied the Kew Gardens - Richmond Hill area in order to develop a comprehensive and fine-grained rezoning plan that addresses this concern and to identify opportunities to revise zoning designations to reflect the current built environment of the area.
www.nyc.gov /html/dcp/html/kewgardens/index.shtml   (411 words)

  
 Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
Kew Gardens...For most botanists, this name conjures up a botanical Mecca, the epicenter of botanical knowledge.
Kew is an organisation devoted to discovery, understanding and conservation, an our botanists collaborate in vital projects all over the world.
On Saturday, 8 July 2000, I was able to spend 9 hours at Kew, exploring as much of its vastness as I could, and only begun to get a feel for the place.
hcs.osu.edu /ukstudy2000/postcard/kew.htm   (385 words)

  
 KEW COURT HOUSE RESTORATION APPEAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Kew Historical Society Inc. has joined forces with Community Enterprise Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Bendigo Bank to help save the historic Kew Court House.
The current deal between the State Government and City of Boroondara was first mooted earlier this year but negotiations hit a rough patch in early June and the property was about to be put on the market.
The Kew Historical Society Inc. and many concerned citizens are keen to keep the buildings in community hands.
www.kewcourthouse.com /index.htm   (820 words)

  
 GENUKI: St Kew
St Kew and St Doghow, believed to be brother and sister, are the patron saints of the local church.
St Kew Highway is a hamlet on the A39; the other villages are the Churchtown, Chapel-Amble, Tregelles, Trelill, Trewerthan, Pendoggett, and Trequite.
An old map of the parish of St Kew in the 19th century is also available.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Cornwall/StKew/index.html   (1245 words)

  
 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: News
The feel good factor will be riding high at Kew's week-long Party for the Planet, as we celebrate the return of some of Summer Swing's most popular artists.
Kew's tree collection is unrivalled and looks at its best as hundreds of trees come into bloom.
Kew’s Tony Kirkham and Jon Hammerton, favourites from the BBC TWO series A Year at Kew, make a welcome return to the small screen in their very own series, The Trees That Made Britain……
www.rbgkew.org.uk /whatsnew/index.html   (205 words)

  
 Kew
Kew Gardens, formally the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is (or are) a major tourist attraction to the west of London, with trees, shrubs and plants to fascinate the knowledgable and bemuse the ignorant.
It was built in the early seventeenth century and bought by George III (the "mad" one) in 1781 as an annex to something called the White House (no longer standing).
It's true that nothing else very close by is very famous, but even without crossing the river to Kew station and Kew Bridge Steam Museum, you'll find places for pleasant dawdling.
hoary.org /snaps/engl/kew.html   (541 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Kew spreads climate change word
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew has issued a "position paper" saying that man-made global warming is changing the outlook for plants and trees worldwide.
Kew's conservation scientists say other human activities such as the expansion of cities are also hurting plants, some which poorer societies depend on.
Recently, Kew has seen an increase in comments and requests on climate issues from the public, with people documenting changes they are seeing and asking for advice on managing their gardens.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sci/tech/5336458.stm   (738 words)

  
 ArchitectureWeek - Culture - Restoring Kew Gardens - 2002.1009
Also being restored is Kew Palace, which is the smallest and most intimate of the royal palaces.
Architect Decimus Burton was responsible for designing two of the main buildings in Kew — the Temperate House and the Palm House — in collaboration with the iron-founder Richard Turner.
The south-facing vertical walls of the conservatory allow deep penetration of winter light, while the higher-angled sunlight of the summer is partially reflected from the shallowly angled east-west sloping roofs, thus providing some protection for the delicate plants against sun-scorch.
www.architectureweek.com /2002/1009/culture_1-2.html   (1018 words)

  
 Kew : Visit Richmond is the Official online site of Richmond Upon Thames   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kew is world famous for the Royal Botanic Gardens, where 300 acres (120ha) of land and splendid glasshouses contain over 40,000 species of plant life and 9,000 trees.
Kew village retains all the charm of the eighteenth century when the Hanoverian Royal Family made it their home.
The painter Thomas Gainsborough is buried in Kew Church.
www.visitrichmond.co.uk /guide/Kew.htm   (91 words)

  
 KEW
KEW was established in 1999 as a branch of AL-KALTHOMI ESTABLISHMENT.
Now KEW is considered one of the leading environmental establishments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
KEW capabilities include fully integrated services, among them marine, terrestrial, and freshwater pollution assessment, air quality monitoring (including indoor air quality) and environmental risk assessment.
www.kew-sa.com /index.htm   (145 words)

  
 London/Kew - Wikitravel
Kew is located some 8 miles south-west of central London, on the south bank of the River Thames.
Kew Gardens station is served by Underground trains on the District line from central London, and by National Rail trains on the North London line that wanders around the north of London without ever reaching the center.
This historic and beautiful garden features elements that illustrate significant periods of the art of gardens from the 18th to the 20th centuries, as well as a plant collection second to none in the world.
wikitravel.org /en/London/Kew   (348 words)

  
 The history of orchids at Kew
The Kew botanist Robert Rolfe was instrumental in starting the records of orchid hybridising in a careful and scientific way which has continued to this day, while publications on the cultivation of orchids by curators and orchid growers alike have been widely acclaimed and are still useful references.
Catasetum saccatum was one of the tropical orchids at Kew whose pollination mechanism was studied by Charles Darwin.
Watson was instrumental in the revival of Kew as a horticultural, as distinct from a botanical, establishment.
members.fortunecity.com /krum1/history.htm   (5538 words)

  
 A Picture History of Kew Gardens, NY - Kew Gardens Village Developed On Beautiful Rolling Woodland
The growth of Kew Gardens was phenomenal from the beginning and land values increased tremendously.
The Kew Gardens Country Club, whose house was built in 1916 and formally opened in February, 1917, was the natural outgrowth of the old Richmond Hill Association incorporated in 1891, and the Hillcrest Tennis Club, which had its courts for many years on what is now Audley Street.
Perhaps in another score of years we shall be surrounded by sky scraping apartment houses commanding splendid panoramas of the ocean to the south and of New York City to the west.
www.oldkewgardens.com /ss-kewforest.html   (739 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | London | Kew Gardens director steps down
Sir Peter is also responsible for Kew's country estate at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex, which is home to the £80m Millennium Seed Bank Project.
However, world-leading organisations like Kew need a regular infusion of new ideas and energy to stay at the top of their game.
Before his appointment at Kew, Sir Peter spent 17 years in Chicago as the director of the Field Museum of Natural History.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/4409664.stm   (343 words)

  
 Kew Bridge Steam Museum, London - Home
Kew Bridge Steam Museum is open every Tuesday to Sunday and is operated by an independent charity which in 2005 celebrated its 30th anniversary.
We have a large volunteer force and if you are interested in becoming a volunteer or a member of the Kew Bridge Engines Trust, more details are available in the Membership section.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum Presents WWII and You: Life on the Home Front.
www.kbsm.org   (293 words)

  
 ASAP Articles - ASA97 - ASAP Presentations - KEW ASYLUM
Kew was one of the largest asylums ever built and conveyed the great optimism of the Victorian colony after the Gold Rush.
Inadequate government funding encouraged gross mistreatment of patients and Kew was subject to repeated public criticism leading to a Royal Commission in 1886.
Kew was earmarked for closure and eventually ceased operating in 1988, with the buildings and huge grounds sold for private development.
www.asap.unimelb.edu.au /pubs/articles/asa97/KEWA.htm   (837 words)

  
 Kew - living collections, Kew
Living Collections at Kew represent more than 33,000 different taxa and are spread around six glasshouses, the formal gardens, the arboretum, the conservation area and the nurseries.
An average of 800 higher plants and bryophytes are held in vitro with 14 species as cryo-preserved plant tissues and numerous samples of orchid seeds.
Kew has over 100 accessions of fungi involved in mycorrhizal associations with orchids and 1,150 fungal cultures in oil and cryo-preserved (mainly wood-rotting basidiomycetes).
www.colorado.edu /eeb/MORPH/grants/gardens/kew_col_livingK.html   (146 words)

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