Kew Horticultural Gardens

Commissioning Body or Individual:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Year:  2014

About the Commisioner(s):  At the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, we harness the power of our science, and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to unearth why plants and fungi matter to everyone.


Kew Royal Botanical Gardens

The Arboretum At Kew


Root balls as full as pregnant bellies decant the

Trees they’ll feed into the morning’s dew, from


Country’s that’ll never meet they share loam,

Clay, beds, wheel barrows, hessian wrapped


For now, they wait for the memory of saplinghood

To be grafted with our firmed promise of a future