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31 Jan 2014
Orchid researcher André Schuiteman describes the challenges facing orchids in the wild and what Kew is doing to help them.
15 Oct 2013
One of the highlights at Kew Gardens is the annual exhibition of orchids and tropical flowers.
28 Jun 2013
Visitors to Kew Gardens have a last chance to see this magnificent Grade 1 listed glasshouse before it closes for restoration on Sunday 4 August 2013.3 likes
12 Oct 2011
After the heat wave of last week, the autumnal weather is now back to normal. But don't worry, there is plenty of colour to see on the Rock Garden. Look out for Crocus, Cyclamen and even an early snowdrop.
13 Jan 2010
Escape the cold at Kew Gardens and discover our amazing plants in flower in the Palm House.29 likes
Deer and squirrels eat Indian horse chestnut seeds, but they can be poisonous to humans. The small conkers contain a substance called aesculin, which destroys red blood cells.8 likes
Beyond a pair of wrought iron gates near Kew Palace lies the Tropical Nursery. This is where Kew holds its reserve scientific collections and cultivates plants for use in displays within the Palm House, Temperate House, Waterlily House and Princess of Wales conservatories.21 likes
One of the most spectacular plants to be found in the wet tropics zone of the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew Gardens is the titan arum.52 likes
The jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is a member of the pea and bean family, and is best known for its hanging stems of jade-green flowers.34 likes