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‘If you can paint one leaf you can paint the world’

by: Dr. Shirley Sherwood, Library, Art and Archives blog
07 Sep 2012

In this latest post from the gallery, Dr Shirley Sherwood shares how she curated her current exhibition: Portraits of Leaves and Fungi, paintings from the Shirley Sherwood Collection.

Ever had an ice cream bean for dessert?

by: Wolfgang Stuppy, Millennium Seed Bank blog
31 Aug 2012

This month the Millennium Seed Bank's Seed Morphologist, Wolfgang Stuppy, has us salivating over the remarkable fruits of the ice cream bean (Inga edulis).

Kew's Library celebrates the Olympics

by: Fiona Ainsworth, Library, Art and Archives blog
29 Aug 2012

A special Olympic-themed display has just been completed in the Library Reading Room.

Indigo blues

by: Jenny and Stella, Economic Botany blog
28 Aug 2012

Jennifer Beasley and Stella Gardner, two textile conservation students at Glasgow University, report on a week's placement at Kew.

Pretty in pink

by: Christina Harrison, Kew magazine blog
21 Aug 2012

There are some fabulous flowering trees putting on a great show right now at Kew, including one mysterious bright pink head turner...

Photo: Lady presents the keys to a mobility scooter to another visitor

Your donations can help Kew inspire visitors through our Gardens

21 Aug 2012

A recent donation from a Kew supporter will give more of our visitors the chance to explore our beautiful Gardens.


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Photo of the Sackler Crossing over the lake at Kew

Summer photos on Kew's Flickr photostream

20 Aug 2012

Browse a selection of summer images from Kew's Flickr photostream


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Harapan memories and take-away thoughts

by: Jenny Williams & Marie Briggs, GIS team blog
20 Aug 2012

Kew staff reminisce on time well spent in the Harapan Rainforest, Sumatra, with a summary of their GIS field mapping, personal accounts and photographs.

Reflections on a year at Kew

by: Stephanie Rolt, Library, Art and Archives blog
15 Aug 2012

Archives Graduate Trainee Stephanie Rolt reflects on some of the highlights of her year at Kew in her final blog post

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Will Young headlines Kew the Music 2012!

14 Aug 2012

Browse a selection of photos taken at the Will Young concert, July 2012.


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