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  • The Hive at Kew Gardens
    Celebrating The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.
  • The Great Broadwalk Borders
    Celebration Weekends Join us on 30 and 31 July to learn about the history and design of the new borders.
  • An array of summer blooms on the Great Broad Walk Borders
    What to see in the Gardens Don't miss these seasonal highlights at Kew.
  • Science Festival 2016 festival artwork
    Unearth the world of plants and fungi Join us for talks and workshops for all ages at our first Science Festival
  • Salvia uliginosa
    Plant of the month guided tours Every Tuesday go behind the scenes and learn about the world-leading science, conservation and horticultural work that Kew is undertaking.

Prince of Wales announced as new Patron of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Prince of Wales has been announced as the new Patron of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. His Royal Highness’ Patronage will help Kew to inspire people around the world to unlock why plants and fungi matter to them.

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Kew Science blog

Image showing Brassica oleracea growing on a cliff edge in Cornwall
26 July 2016
Researchers from Kew’s Plant Resources team ponder the transformation of wild plants into crops – the process of domestication that enabled the rise of civilisation.
Image showing the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew, where species of Aloe and Euphorbia are displayed.
19 July 2016
Olwen Grace, Research Leader in Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, and PhD student Madeleine Ernst from the University of Copenhagen, discuss evolutionary studies of the medicinal value of succulent plants.

Write on Kew

Write on Kew 2016

Tickets on sale now for Write on Kew literary festival

Shopping at Kew

Fikkerts wild flower toiletery range from the online shop

Choose from our wide range of Kew inspired toiletries

Kid's Kew

Two children stand in front of Kew Palace

Find fun things to see and do at Kew this summer

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

Join Kew

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Enjoy unlimited access to Kew and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook Plant, Cook, Eat

A step-by-step guide to growing and cooking vegetables

Science at Kew

Scientists walking up sand dune in Namibia

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