Go behind the scenes with Kew blogs
Keep up to date with what's happening at Kew, including updates from the teams working in the gardens, and our science and conservation teams working in the UK and around the world. Browse the latest posts below, or use the drop down list to visit your favourite blog for the latest news.
Watch the video and discover the reality of tropical fieldwork! Kew's Tropical America team and Brazilian counterparts explore a remote corner of the Amazon, providing important baseline information for conservation planning and management.
Travelling in Armenia is fascinating, both botanically and culturally. Read on to find out about legends, mysteries and tales of the unexpected!
Nick Johnson meets the Tropical Nursery’s very own bromeliad expert, Marcelo Sellaro. Find out more about bromeliad cultivation and get suggestions to try at home.
Tony Hall shares his favourite fruits and leaves from this autumn's show.
Uncovering the plant collecting experiences of a 19th century surgeon naturalist through his correspondence with Kew.
Read about a special display that has been produced for the Library Reading Room to celebrate Her Majesty's connections with Kew.
Autumn is the best time for spotting an amazing variety of fungi in Kew's Arboretum
Richard escapes the Gardens to look at a few of the fabulous trees at the 2013 Swindon Winter Bonsai Show
Caroline Cornish, who has recently finished her PhD thesis on the history of Kew's Museum of Economic Botany, describes an exciting discovery of old photographs in the Netherlands
Read about Kew’s latest publication, which draws on our Library, Art & Archives collections
For the IncrEdibles festival Kew’s resident seed specialist Wolfgang Stuppy is contributing bite-size features about weird and wonderful edible plants from around the world. In the first of the series – the incredible cashew apple!
Keep up to date with events and news from Kew
04 Dec 2013
Roald Dahl’s much-loved tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes to life at Kew Gardens for Easter 2014.
02 Dec 2013
Overleaf is a delightful and beautiful book dedicated to foliage with stunning botanical paintings and thought-provoking text.
18 Apr 2012
A floral spectacular is in bloom in front of the Orangery at Kew Gardens to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games.
13 Mar 2012
Filmed over the course of a year at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kingdom of Plants 3D provides a fascinating new look at plant life using stunning 3D time-lapse filming techniques. Own your personal copy today following the DVD and Blu-ray release.
Investigating the plants of the Caribbean... on the outskirts of London!: Dear Andrew, I was very interested in reading your blog. As part of a project I am working on I ... by: eva
Summer cereals at Kew: I like this article and the pictures that accompany it because I am from the West Coast of the U.S. ... by: Christabel Behr
Bonsai: Tools of the Trade: Hi Richard, Thank you very much for sharing to us one of your techniques on how to grow bonsai pla ... by: Laurice