Thymus serphyllum in flower

Planning and tending a herb garden

If you’ve ever dreamt of having your own herb garden why not come on this new one-day introductory course and explore the medieval ideals of beauty, usefulness and pleasing aromas in the garden.

Rhododendron simsii

Meet the experts guided tours

Hear fascinating facts about a different plant or fungus each month, including its history, horticulture and biology. Tours are every Tuesday. May tours will feature Rhododendron.

The Great Broad Walk Borders at Kew

Broad Walk Borders: the year so far

In the first of a series of updates, the Broad Walk team review the busy summer months when they prepared for the official opening of the Borders.

Preparing the Broadwalk Borders for planting

Bloom with a view

Kew horticulturists Lucy Bell and Maija Ross explain why the Broad Walk team have been impersonating penguins and spray-painting the soil.

Rosa 'Bonica' in the Rose Garden at Kew

Promise of a rose garden

Kew horticulturist David Mann gives us a seasonal update and reveals the work underway to extend the Rose Garden.

Theobroma cacao

Caring for Kew's chocolate trees

Cacao tree is native to South America, and is not easy to grow in Britain. Find out how Kew horticulturist Nick Johnson has been involved in growing specimens at Kew, and how three new cacao trees are flourishing in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

The Broad Walk Borders in the process of a comprehensive redesign

Broad Walk beauties bedded in

Kew horticulturists Maija Ross & Lucy Bell reveal the magic of mulch as they report on progress in the work undertaken by the Broad Walk team.

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