Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Autumn highlights See the changing leaves from the Treetop Walkway or visit the Grass Garden with its feathery seedheads
Family fun this autumn Discover the deadliest, most disgusting plants at Kew Gardens
The Fungarium at Kew Take a look inside the largest collection of dried fungi in the world
As twilight falls the magic begins Come on a magical glittering journey through the Gardens this Christmas
Kew Science blog
Around 15,000 species of fungi have been reported from the UK, with over 2,000 recorded on only a single occasion. Does this mean that many fungi are genuinely rare and in need of conservation, or simply rarely recorded?
New plant species and even genera are discovered at a startling rate. Assistant Keeper of the Herbarium, Bill Baker, describes the discovery of three new palm genera and reflects on the need to accelerate the taxonomic process.
Why do some horse chestnut trees and related species of Aesculus differ in their resistance to attack by leaf miners? Research natural product chemist Tetsuo Kokubun explores a new approach to mine data mountains, to tease out needles from a field full of (chemical) haystacks.
BBC Radio 4, in partnership with Kew, is broadcasting a series about the relationship between people and plants.
Listen to the latest omnibus episode on Radio 4 this Friday at 9pm.