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  • commemorate bench
    Commemorative benches A unique way to commemorate the life of a loved one or to celebrate a special event
  • Sponsor a tree
    Sponsor a tree Sponsor an individual tree or woodland area at Kew Gardens or Wakehurst
  • Books in the Kew Library
    Sponsor a book Dedicate a book from one of the most important botanical reference sources in the world.

We offer some wonderful ways for you to commemorate a life or celebrate a birthday, wedding, anniversary or special event. Your donation will help Kew and Wakehurst continue our work.

Our Gardens hold a special place in the hearts of many people, evoking memories of happy times shared with loved ones.

You can choose from sponsoring a library book or dedicating a heritage tree, woodland area or one of our popular benches.

For further information:

See all our commemorative gifts below.

Kew Gardens

Books in the Kew Library
Kew's Library, Art & Archives is one of the most important botanical reference sources in the world. This extensive collection contains more than seven and a half million items, including books, illustrations,...
Redwood Grove at Kew Gardens
A mix of coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), introduced to Britain in 1843, and giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum), introduced a decade later, were planted in the Gardens at Kew around the 1860s. About...


Emmenopterys henryi leaves at Wakehurst
Introducing Wakehurst's trees Sponsoring an individual tree is a unique way to remember a special anniversary, celebrate a family event or commemorate the life of a loved one. Our range of trees start at £5,000, with...
Photo of Horsebridge Wood
At Horsebridge Wood, visitors can wander among trees from the six of the seven North American forest provinces, which are group according to the climate and dominant tree types. A unique collection The collection of...