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Daily tours allow visitors to see plants of seasonal interest and learn about some of the fascinating history of the estate.
17 Jun 2013
Lucy Smith recently won second prize in the Margaret Flockton award for botanical illustration. Read about her work as a botanical illustrator at Kew.
10 Jun 2013
Letter and plans from Kew's Directors' Correspondence archive give a glimpse into the humble beginnings of one of botany's most revered institutions - Missouri Botanical Garden - and its founder Henry Shaw.
Find out what the Georgians liked to gorge on!
Join this free guided walking tour and discover some of the weird and wonderful edible plants found at Kew Gardens.
Enjoy exclusive after-hours access to Kew Gardens this summer.
15 Apr 2013
Our library trainee, Marc, blogs about the display he and Elisabeth Thurlow have curated on Alfred Russel Wallace, and looks at some of the connections between this eminent naturalist and Kew