BBC - A Year at Kew: Season Two (2009)
A Year at Kew: Series Two
Former student of Kew's School of Horticulture, Alan Titchmarsh, narrates this story of a year behind-the-scenes at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This UNESCO World Heritage site attracts over a million visitors each year, all eager to enjoy the beautiful gardens and magnificent glasshouses. This second series also visits Kew's country estate, Wakehurst Place, where rare creatures and plants make their home in protected woodlands and ventures as far a field as Burkino Faso and Mali where the seed collectors from the Millennium Seedbank are keen to catalogue existing plants and find new species. Back in the gardens there is a royal visit to prepare for when Her Majesty the Queen helps the gardens celebrate their...