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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
Come and celebrate the beauty and diversity of our native wildflowers in this talk by Ted Chapman, coordinator of RBG Kew’s UK Native Seed Hub
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.
30 Oct 2013
Spiridione Gambardella's portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker is an iconic image of the great man - but how did this painting come about? Letters in the Kew's Directors' Correspondence collection shed some light on the process.
02 Oct 2013
A new display explores the history of the Kew Guild and showcases some of the treasures of the Kew Guild Archive
21 Aug 2013
With an upcoming anniversary celebrating the start of the Georgian royal dynasty, 2014 is the perfect time for a group visit to Kew Gardens.