the secret world of plants
1 May - 19 September
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
in collaboration with The Tree Listening Project, Alex Metcalf
Think trees don't make a sound? Think again.
Stand beneath one of the suspended sound domes along our Syon Vista and listen to the inner workings as water moves up through the trees.
Four majestic oaks will have sound domes suspended in their branches offering a variety of tree noises and specially commissioned classical music composed by Carol J Jones, and performed by Olga Stezhko and the Ligeti Quartet giving visitors a unique insight into the movements of a tree throughout the day.