News from Kew
Keep up to date with Kew news and blogs. Find out about the latest garden highlights, find out how Kew's science and conservation work is making a difference and see how your donations are helping to support our work in the UK and around the world.
10 Jan 2011
Previously on RAW passions, we left you with the tantalising prospect of exploring the world of RAW files to really push your photography forwards. In this second part - we deliver.
07 Jan 2011
Kew Premier Friends' exclusive offer at the Rock & Rose restaurant in Richmond1 like
06 Jan 2011
Research into the structure and development of flowers and inflorescences has revealed that traditional descriptive methods are often inadequate. Scientists at Kew have therefore suggested revisions to floral formulae and inflorescence terminology.49 likes
04 Jan 2011
Kew's Economic Botany Collection has been a major lender of psychoactive plants to the Wellcome Collection's exhibition 'High Society'.
29 Dec 2010
This landmark international resource is a working list of all land plant species, fundamental to understanding and documenting plant diversity and effective conservation of plants. This accomplishment is crucial to plant conservation efforts worldwide.39 likes
23 Dec 2010
In the space of 17 months, the status of the tiny Ascension Island parsley fern (Anogramma ascensionis) has gone from 'thought extinct' to 'secure' because of the amazing collaborative efforts of a small group of very dedicated people.
22 Dec 2010
A rare UK native plant has been ‘adopted’ by the Uckfield Community Technology College, with the seeds safely stored in Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank at Wakehurst.15 likes
21 Dec 2010
Take a stroll down Kew's Holly Walk to see a multitude of red, black and white berries.3 likes
21 Dec 2010
Martin Hamilton from Kew's UK Overseas Territories team reports on the latest news about the UKOTs Programme specimen digitisation activities.
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