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    The King's avocado

    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    Library Art and Archives

    Even in the depths of the Great War, Kew continued to deal with horticultural enquiries from...

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    Discovering new species of...

    Fri, 4 Jul 2014

    Kew Science

    New species of porcini are turning up in all sorts of locations, from tropical Australia to...

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    Unravelling the...

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    Kew Science

    Plantasia, Kew’s summer festival celebrating the positive effects of plants, is underway....

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    Floreat Kew: in...

    Fri, 20 Jun 2014

    Library Art and Archives

    Preparing the Great War commemoration display and event at Kew involved in-depth research...

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    All the way from Australia...

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    Library Art and Archives

    Fiona Green, a recent visitor to Kew's Library, Art and Archives, describes what she and her...

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    Kew’s new Tropical Plant...

    Fri, 13 Jun 2014

    Kew Science

    A new book written by botanists from Kew’s Herbarium aims to convey information about...

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    How quickly do tropical...

    Tue, 3 Jun 2014

    Kew Science

    Disturbance is not a new phenomenon in tropical forests, yet we know relatively little about...

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    Brugmansia: illusions,...

    Mon, 2 Jun 2014

    Library Art and Archives

    Meet the plant that is widely known to produce dangerous hallucinogenic effects but was once...

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    Spring conferences report

    Fri, 30 May 2014

    Medicinal Plant Names Services

    The last few months have been very busy for the MPNS team, as we have launched the Beta...

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    Seed conservation training...

    Thu, 29 May 2014

    Millennium Seed Bank

    In March this year Kew's South African partners organised an ex situ conservation workshop...

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    Preserving Britain’s meadows

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    Millennium Seed Bank

    Wildflowers, scything and cider – the Meadow’s Festival at Wakehurst has finally arrived....

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    Island plant diversity:...

    Thu, 22 May 2014

    Kew Science

    This year’s International Day for Biological Diversity highlights the uniqueness of island...

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    Small but perfectly formed...

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    International Garden Photographer

    Big, expensive macro lenses are an essential part of the pro photographer’s kit when it...

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    The influence of a German...

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    Library Art and Archives

    Graduate trainee Tavian Hunter sheds light on Kew's links with German botany before the...

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