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.
One of the highlights at Kew Gardens is the annual exhibition of orchids and tropical flowers.
It may be starting to look wintry, but there's still plenty to do at Kew.
Read what happened when the Economic Botany Collection joined forces with Haslemere Museum
Head to the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew for an antidote to winter!
Students from the London College of Fashion visit Kew's Economic Botany Collection to explore the sustainability of natural fibres.
In the first installment of a two part blog, find out more about Kew's history of plant collecting in South Africa.
Find out what happened when we decided to invite a diverse group of business leaders to Kew for the day – mixing business people with botanists.
Meeting at the quiver tree in Kew's South Africa Landscape at the British Museum is so much more interesting than meeting at the Information Desk. Find out what happened when curator Chris Spring met South African artist Sabela Mahlangu.
Jamaican artefacts from Kew go on display at the Royal College of Physicians - marking the 350th anniversary of the birth of Sir Hans Sloane, botanist, physician and collector.
Martin Hamilton from Kew's UK Overseas Territories team reports on the latest news about the UKOTs Programme specimen digitisation activities.
Richard and Steve travel far and wide to find the star plants for this year's Landscape at the British Museum.
Keep up to date with events and news from Kew
18 Feb 2014
Later this spring we will be introducing charges for car parking at Wakehurst. The charges are likely to commence from mid to late April, but the exact timing will depend on the completion of the installation works.
13 Feb 2014
Dozens of plants are in flower as spring arrives early at Wakehurst Place, Kew’s country estate.
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.
Evelyn Cheesman’s blue orchid: Thanks for your comment, Iwein. It is shocking that even such a remote and beautiful island as Waige ... by: Andre Schuiteman
Evelyn Cheesman’s blue orchid: "Let’s hope that there is still a chance to find out" is a pretty good way to end your fascinating a ... by: Iwein Mauro
What's in a collection? The Herbarium at Kew: Thank you very much for this publication and very interesting information. by: Nataliya Kovtonyuk