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.
The team leader of Kew's Orchid Unit shows how we look after these fantastic epiphytes and divulges the secret of nylon tights in helping some orchids grow.
The autumn issue of Kew magazine is out soon, so I thought I'd give you a quick taster of the highlights.
Read about the work of the Marianne North conservators and how you can come and see a demonstration by the team.
Nature has evolved different styles of relationship – ranging from partner to parasite – to cope with stress and change. There is much that can be learnt from nature by business organisations to help them adapt more rapidly to the rapidly changing or uncertain conditions.
Find out more about what goes on behind the scenes in the Tropical Nursery at Kew.
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.
Read about the new Library, Art & Archives Reading Room and how it has transformed services for staff and visitors.
Do you read Kew magazine? Are you a Premier Friend, subscriber or occasional buyer? We’d love to hear your views on what you think of Kew magazine and what it could be doing to help you understand and use Kew more.
What makes the difference between a family snapshot in the garden and an award-winning photograph in the 'People in the Garden' category of International garden Photographer of the Year?
Read about documents from the Zambesi Expedition in Kew's Archives
Keep up to date with events and news from Kew
23 May 2013
Research at the Millennium Seed Bank (RBG Kew) and the University of Reading has identified a new typology of seed development.
22 May 2013
Kew has contributed to a groundbreaking report on the state of wildlife in the UK in time for International Day of Biological Diversity. It reveals that 60% of species studied have declined over recent decades.
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.
Bluebells in Kew's natural area: I can't wait to visit Kew on the bank holiday to see the bluebells. And the weather forecast is good ... by: oak leaf
New trees for Kew's historic vistas: Hi David, good to hear from you and great to hear that you are planting some big trees using some of ... by: Tony Hall
‘If you can paint one leaf you can paint the world’: Dear Shirley, Many years back (in the 1990s) I had seen an exhibition of your painting collecti ... by: Ratna
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