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  • Orchids A colourful celebration of India's vibrant plants and culture.
  • Photography credit: Gillian Plummer
    IGPOTY International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition with special Sunday talks, in the Nash Conservatory.
  • The Hive
    The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.
  • Daffodils at Kew Gardens
    Meet the experts guided tours A chance to look behind the scenes at Kew's world-leading work in science, conservation and horticulture.

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Kew the Music 11-16 July 2017

Our summer concerts return with a fantastic line-up of artists. Confirmed are Razorlight, Passenger, Haçienda Classiçal and James. Further bands and artists will be confirmed over the coming weeks. 

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Kew Science blog

Image showing Bothrops asper, considered the most dangerous snake in Central America.
27 February 2017
Peter Giovannini and Melanie-Jayne Howes in Kew’s Natural Capital and Plant Health Department assess the scientific evidence supporting the local use of plants to treat snakebites.
Image showing Potamogeton acutifolius collecting, Norfolk
23 February 2017
The last decade has seen a range of dynamic and innovative developments in UK biodiversity strategy and policy, in response to the many challenges facing our environment and wider wellbeing. The MSB (Millennium Seed Bank) has matched this with the development of an ambitious UK Programme, working to ensure the best possible quantity, quality and diversity of seed are stored in the MSB and made available for research and conservation.

Adopt a Seed

Adopt a seed

Adopt a seed and help save the world's plants

Shopping at Kew

Scarves from Kew's online shop

Get discounts on selected items from our online shop


Flora Japonica book cover

Discover the beauty of Japanese native flora

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

Join Kew

Photo of girl pointing at pink flowers

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

The Water Gardens at Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

Orchid: a cultural history book cover

Orchid: a cultural history tells the story of our interest in orchids.

Science at Kew

DNA extraction

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges