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04 Oct 2013
This stunning paperback showcases the winners and best entries for the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition.0 likes
03 Oct 2013
Browse a selection of the stunning images from this year's International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition, on exhibition in the Nash Conservatory from 5 October to 3 November 2013.8 likes
03 Oct 2013
On 5 October an exhibition of International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition winners opens at the Nash Conservatory at Kew Gardens on the theme of 'Bountiful Earth'. IGPOTY director Philip Smith looks at the appeal of photographing fruit and vegetables.
02 Oct 2013
A new display explores the history of the Kew Guild and showcases some of the treasures of the Kew Guild Archive
01 Oct 2013
This year has been a bumper one for fruits and seeds. I have picked just one plant group - Sorbus - which not only produces spectacular coloured berries but is also a source of food for both our native and winter visiting birds.
30 Sep 2013
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases its 5th Assessment Report today.0 likes
24 Sep 2013
A new research facility opens to support biodiversity restoration in the southern Amazon ‘arc of deforestation’.0 likes
23 Sep 2013
For the past five years the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has been working with Falklands Conservation (FC) and the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) to research the impacts of invasive alien plants and take action against some of the worst offenders. FC’s Richard Lewis updates us on the control of thistles (Cirsium spp. & Carduus spp.), some of the most troublesome species.
20 Sep 2013
Inspired by Kew's Incredibles Festival, Sarah Cody shares some lesser-known facts about barley, one of the world’s favourite crops and one of the 29 key crops of the Millennium Seed Bank and the Global Crop Diversity Trust's Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change project
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Sweedman's mallee is a knee-high rare eucalypt of horticultural merit recently discovered on the burnt coastal slopes of the Mount Arid granite inselberg in SW Australia.
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