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02 Sep 2013
Find out about edible plants from around the world by coming to Kew's Incredibles festival.1 like
29 Aug 2013
Introducing the Joseph Dalton Hooker Correspondence Project, a new initiative by Kew to digitise and transcribe the letters of Joseph Hooker, great Victorian explorer-botanist and renowned director of Kew Gardens. Find out more about the man and the project.
28 Aug 2013
An inquiring mind is essential for a seed morphologist and Wolfgang Stuppy is no exception. August's 'Seed of the Month' post explores not just one seed but poisonous fruits and seeds of the world.
27 Aug 2013
Tom Heller from Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank visits the forests of Montserrat in the eastern Caribbean to collect seeds of their native plants with staff from the Department of Environment.
22 Aug 2013
The Kew magazine summer iPad app is packed with IncrEdible plant stories, bonus features and recipes. Download it today, enjoy a good read, and then come along to Kew to make the most of the final weeks of the summer IncrEdibles festival.
22 Aug 2013
Grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) is one of the 29 key crops that are the focus of the Millennium Seed Bank and the Global Crop Diversity Trust's Crop Wild Relatives project. Sarah Cody discusses the light and dark side of this intriguing and important crop.
21 Aug 2013
The fascinating correspondence of nineteenth century plant hunter Joseph Burke is being made available online for the first time through the Directors' Correspondence Digitisation Project.
21 Aug 2013
With an upcoming anniversary celebrating the start of the Georgian royal dynasty, 2014 is the perfect time for a group visit to Kew Gardens.
20 Aug 2013
In the latest of his bite-sized posts about weird and wonderful edible plants to accompany Kew's Incredibles festival, Kew's resident seed morphologist Wolfgang Stuppy tells us about Cupuaçu, the national fruit of Brazil.
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