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Journeys of Discovery: The Garden Apothecary

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Explore the intricate world of herbs in our first Journeys of Discovary event uncovering the alchemy behind useful herbs used for lotions, potions and medical marvels in an exclusive members-only event. 

Kim Walker will weave through the Queens Garden and the Plant Family Beds as she tells fascinating tales of herbal history.

Learn about the impact and importance of medicinal plants and about Kew’s vital scientific work in supporting the future health of communities globally.

You will come home with bespoke information on how to make your own remedies at home, putting the power of plants into practice.

As well as being a practicing Herbalist, Kim works in Kew’s Economic Botany Collection- an archive of indigenous knowledge with nearly 100,000 specimens. In that unique collection you can trace the history of plant use around the world.