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Science and horticultural consultancy

With over 250 years of public service, Kew is a powerhouse of global plant and fungal based knowledge and skills, with taxonomic and economic plant databases at our fingertips.

Kew has over 400 scientists and horticulturalists covering:

  • design of plant palettes
  • economic and ethno-botany
  • fungal science
  • genetics and conservation
  • geographical information systems
  • glass house design and planting
  • horticultural specialists
  • landscape design
  • micro-propagation
  • morphology
  • plant chemistry and biological activity testing
  • plant-animal interactions
  • restoration ecology
  • seed science and conservation
  • taxonomy and plant distribution

  • Abu Dhabi Authority of Culture and Heritage
  • African Minerals
  • Gustafson Porter
  • Land Securities, London
  • Rio Tinto plc
  • Sharjah
  • Thomas Heatherwick
  • Toyota