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  • Full of Spice summer 2015 promotional artwork
    Full of Spice: 23 May to 6 September This delicious festival will feature spice-themed talks and exhibits plus botanical cocktails, a Strictly Spice dance-off, and special spicy rickshaws
  • Close-up of peony, promo creative for Spring 2015
    Awakening beauty Thousands of spring colours, two magical months, one place to see them
  • write on kew 2015 promotional artwork, open book on  grass
    First events announced for new literary festival Tickets on sale now for authors including Bill Bryson, Margaret Atwood and Max Hastings
  • palm canopy
    Kew's Science Strategy Find out how we use our world-class collections and scientific expertise to help address the critical challenges facing humanity today

Kew Science blog

22 May 2015
To mark International Day for Biological Diversity 2015, Tiziana Ulian highlights some of Kew’s projects relating to this year’s theme – Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.
Booklouse (Liposcelis bostrychophila)
12 May 2015
Kew’s Herbarium and Library are fighting an ongoing battle with pest insects that can feast on dried plant specimens and precious books. Jonathan Farley and Paul Green reveal how they are tackling these infestations.

Write on Kew

London's inspiring new literary festival

Write on Kew 2015 side promo image

Shopping at Kew

Get working in the garden with some tools from Kew's shop

Kew the Music

Find out about this year's Kew the Music outdoor concerts

Kew the Music 2015

Wedding venue hire

An unforgettable wedding in the unique setting of Kew Gardens

The Orangery at Kew set up for a wedding

Join Kew

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst

Princess of Wales Conservatory

Visit Wakehurst

Kew's garden in the country in the High Weald of Sussex

Wedding venues - Wakehurst mansion

Book of the month

Kew on a Plate with Raymond Blanc

Kew On A Plate book cover

Science at Kew

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges

Macro-photography of seeds against a black background