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Travel to the tropics, the desert and the mountains without leaving the house with our seasonal footage and a sneak peek at our glasshouses across Kew and Wakehurst.
These links will take you to our YouTube channel, where there's more to explore.
Step into the glasshouses
360° tour of Temperate House
Click and scroll around our 360° virtual tour of the Temperate House, with your personal guide Kew Botanical Horticulturist David Cook.
Virtual tour: Inside the Palm House
Our expert Solène Dequiret shows us the magic of blooms throughout the Palm House in this behind-the-scenes tour whilst the Gardens are closed.
Walk through 10 climates
In the Princess of Wales Conservatory, you can wander from the tropics to the desert.
Growing out tropical plants
Go behind the scenes and see where these fantastic plants are grown.
An urban rainforest
Take a peak at our spectacular Palm House, a tropical paradise in the heart of London.
Where our trees are born
Our trees start their life in our brand new state-of-the-art Arboretum Nursery; the first one that visitors will be able to see for themselves.
Explore our gardens
Slow TV: Winter at Kew
Experience a tranquil winter wonderland in our Gardens with the third episode of our Slow TV series.
Slow TV: Autumn at Kew
Enjoy a relaxing autumn at Kew with the second episode of our Slow TV series ‘Slow down with Kew’.
Slow TV: Summer at Kew
Sit back, relax and experience summer at Kew with this 2 hour Ultra HD episode of our new Slow TV series ‘Slow down with Kew’.
Our living collection
The plants that we grow and nurture at Kew is at the heart of all we do.
Weird and wonderful plants
The Gardens are home to 60,000 weird and wonderful plants. How many can you spot on your visit?
Kew with a view
See what the birds see in our drone footage over Kew Gardens; a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the Gardens whilst closed.
Our beautiful roses
Hundreds of roses burst into bloom behind the Palm House every summer.
Rainbow of flowers
Spanning 320 metres with 30,000 plants, our Great Broad Walk Borders are bursting with colour and fragrances.
Bees at Kew
A little throwback to when we spoke to Kew's beekeeper about how we keep our pollinators happy.
Creating a prairie from scratch
Ever wanted to know how our science and gardens come together? This is how we have started to build our American Prairie.
It’s bluebell season! So sit back, relax and enjoy the bluebell show. Swathes of these beautiful flowers carpet the woodland floors in our Natural Area.
Our special waterlilies
The Waterlily House is a little jewel in our crown. We remove the plants every year to make sure that, by summer, you can feast your eyes on our collection.
Kew in bloom
Whilst our gates are closed, our Gardens keep growing.
A burst of colour
Designed to be the perfect spot of colour throughout the year, Wakehurst's Winter Garden looks great right now.
The impressive Hive
The secret world of bees is brought to life in our striking installation, The Hive.
Dancing bees and secret colours
Did you know that bees can dance? Find some fascinating facts about our pollinator friends.
Hear from our experts
Creating an indoor jungle
Learn how to multiply common houseplants at home with our expert horticulturist, Eli Biondi.
Virtual tour: The Marianne North Gallery
Discover the hidden secrets of the Marianne North Gallery.
An arboriculturalist at work
Our arboriculturalists look after our 14,000-strong Arboretum. Kevin is a core team member, keeping a watchful eye on our trees.
How we make honey at Kew Gardens
We’ve got a handful of hives in the Gardens. Find out how we look after them, check the bees are healthy, and produce delicious honey.
Lockdown in the smallest glasshouse
Our Waterlily House is the smallest glass wonderland at Kew. See our horticulturists work behind the scenes whilst Kew Gardens was closed.
Our amazing American Prairie
Our new American Prairie at Wakehurst will be a sensory feast of movement and colour, towering grasses and vibrant wildflowers. Watch our animation to see how the prairie will transform.
Hunt for Mozambique coffee
Dr Aaron Davies, Kew scientist, travelled to Mozambique in search of rare coffee species. He shot this all on his phone.
Colombia's hidden plants
Colombia's forests have opened up for the first time, revealing an incredible diversity of plants and fungi. Our experts travelled to Boyaca to find new species and shot this film on their phones.
Growing unusual crops
In our Kitchen Garden, we learn about how food grows and experiment with unusual varieties of fruit and vegetables.
Our Rock Garden in lockdown
Go behind the scenes to find out what important work is happening in our Rock Garden during lockdown.
Lockdown in the Temperate House
Brie Langley, horticulturist, reveals her behind-the-scenes experience in the largest Victorian glasshouse in lockdown.
The search for new species
The next cure for cancer or food source could be hiding in a Himalayan mountainside or deep in the Colombian rainforest.
Caring for our plants
Find out how we're caring for our world-class collection during lockdown.
Conservation at Wakehurst
At our Millennium Seed Bank, we store seeds from all over the world to safeguard wild plant diversity.
Read & watch
New articles every week that invite you into the world of plants and fungi, and teach you how to connect better with nature
19 April 2021
Quiz: Are you a spring plants pro?
1 April 2021
Signs of spring around the world
31 March 2021
Making Madagascar green again
30 March 2021
Quiz: Plant kingdom's cleverest tricks
25 March 2021
Assessing the extinction risk of plants at Kew and beyond
24 March 2021
In Pictures: Adorable baby animals at Wakehurst