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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

  • Breathing space Visit the Gardens for just £8 until 31 January 2017.
  • Evening inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory
    Orchids Lates An Indian themed evening in the Princess of Wales Conservatory surrounded by thousands of exotic flowers.
  • Sorbus x kewensis
    Seasonal highlights Winter at Kew Gardens
  • Snowdrop <em>Galanthus elwesii</em>
    Meet the experts guided tour A chance to look behind the scenes at Kew's world-leading work in science, conservation and horticulture.
  • The Hive at night
    The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.

Orchids 2017

A colourful celebration of India's vibrant plants and culture.

4 February to 5 March 2017.

Find out more about our Orchids Festival

Kew Science blog

Image showing flower head of an oxeye daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare. L>R: lower & upper views of flower head, centre of the flower head, & the complete dissection of the flower head showing 69 individual flowers & involucral bracts.
16 January 2017
Scientists from Kew’s Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology department discuss the fascinating structure and diversity of daisy flower heads, with the help of an old, ‘romantic’ game.
Image showing women picking ripe coffee (harvesting) at Yayu. (Image: Jeremy Torx, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee)
12 January 2017
We often hear about the negative impacts of growing coffee, such as deforestation, non-recyclable paper cups and even enforced labour, and sometimes about the positive benefits that coffee brings to farmers and their communities. But could we do more?

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Shopping at Kew

Scarves from Kew's online shop

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Flora Japonica book cover

Discover the beauty of Japanese native flora

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

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Visit Wakehurst

The Water Gardens at Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

A selection of Kew books ideal for Christmas

Choose the perfect gift from a selecton of Kew books

Science at Kew

DNA extraction

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