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.
A chance to see behind the scenes in Kew’s Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives.
This year Kew magazine had two articles in the finals of the Garden Media Guild awards. Two books from Kew Publishing were also shortlisted. Find out more about the event and the awards that we were up for.
Ever wondered what happens to your IGPOTY entries once you have pushed the button to send them to us? We offer some tips and tricks to help your photographs get through the early rounds of judging.
As Summer finally arrives, I thought I'd update you about a few of our activities here at IGPOTY.
Come and see the International Garden Photography of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition at Wakehurst Place. And Philip Smith offers some top tips for photographing plants and water.
Plan a late winter visit for your group and enjoy London's finest snowdrop display.
There are just three weeks to go to get your entries in for this year’s International Garden Photographer of the Year competition - deadline 31 October.
Caroline Cartwright, Senior Scientist at the British Museum gives a talk in the South Africa Landscape.
Earlier this month we launched a reader survey for Kew magazine and I thought you might like to hear how it's going.
Find out how collaboration between mistletoe experts and the Drylands Africa team in the Herbarium resulted in a new species of mistletoe being documented.
Learn how nature's emergent approach can be transferred to a business setting, leading to creativity, innovation and positive business outcomes.
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.
Carnivorous plants at Kew: Terrifying. I flirted briefly with the idea of cultivating small carnivorous plants at home and the ... by: Barbara Denise
The parasitic purple toothwort, Lathraea clandestina, is flowering now.: A thrilling discovery in a woodland bog in mid west France. Purple clumps,islands of unexpected col ... by: Margaretta Barclay
Carnivorous plants at Kew: An excellent account of three of the four strategies of plant carnivory, with super illustrations. B ... by: Bill Chaloner