Fiona Green, a recent visitor to Kew's Library, Art and Archives, describes what she and her niece - a direct descendant of Sir William and Joseph Hooker - discovered about their illustrious family history through the Kew collections.
The Rhododendron Dell at Kew is in full, glorious bloom! Librarian Virginia Mills explains how plant hunter and Kew director Joseph Hooker first brought rhododendrons from the high Himalayas to Victorian Kew, a tale of adventure brought to life by Kew's new online resource, the Joseph Hooker Correspondence Project.
In a guest post, photographer Liz Orton discusses how her photo series Splitters and Lumpers was inspired by Kew's Herbarium. Her images are on permanent display in the Herbarium, as well as being available to view online.