Kew's horticultural teams can offer cutting-edge expertise on botanical and horticultural design, operations, maintenance and plant procurement and propagation.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has a long and unparalleled history of cultivating the world’s largest documented botanical collection. Within Kew’s 132 hectares, over 30,000 tropical plants are grown. A diverse range of habitat and climatic regions are represented.
Kew’s horticultural staff have acquired a unique knowledge and understanding in cultivating and displaying the full range of plants and trees in gardens, landscapes and under-glass. Their experience includes:
- The design and implementation of displays utilising the latest methods and growing mediums.
- An in-depth understanding of plants and appropriate plantings for different environments and the level of resources available / plant palette selection.
- Cutting-edge knowledge of garden design, landscaping, irrigation and climate control systems.
- Expertise in long-term management and maintenance systems.
- Knowledge and experience in appropriate staffing requirements.
- Health & Safety systems in major public attractions.
- Design and management of propagation systems.
- Cataloguing, databasing and stock-taking of plant collections, both manually and electronically.
- International arboriculture expertise.
- Glasshouse establishment and propagation under glass.
Contact us on one of the numbers below to discuss how Kew's unique experience and expertise can benefit your organisation.
Kew Innovation Unit
Tel +44 (0)20 8332 3231
Tel +44 (0)20 8332 3225
Tel +44 (0)20 8332 5353
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