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05 Dec 2013
Kew's paper conservators Emma Le Cornu and Eleanor Hasler had to think big when treating a linocut of the Pagoda by Edward Bawden. Here they explain how this damaged artwork was returned to its former glory in the conservation studio.
08 Nov 2013
The wreath laid at the Cenotaph on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Remembrance Sunday is provided, as always, by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, using flora representative of the UK Overseas Territories.11 likes
With a host of new pests and diseases attacking the United Kingdom’s native treescape, Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank is tackling the threat by establishing the country’s first national collection of tree seeds – the UK National Tree Seed Project.
15 Oct 2013
In summer 2013, we invited members of our 'Your Kew' and 'Natural Neighbourhood' Flickr groups to take part in our 'Sights of Summer' photo challenge. Philip Smith, Director of the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition, comments on his favourites.0 likes
02 Oct 2013
A new display explores the history of the Kew Guild and showcases some of the treasures of the Kew Guild Archive
06 Mar 2013
Richard escapes the Gardens to look at a few of the fabulous trees at the 2013 Swindon Winter Bonsai Show
08 Oct 2012
What's your favourite David Nash at Kew sculpture? We announce the results of our poll and shared the outcome with David himself for his thoughts and reaction.4 likes