Witch hazel, Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'
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In the Gardens

Kew’s expert teams bring you updates from around the gardens and behind the scenes as they go about their work maintaining the living collections and historic buildings or creating seasonal events within Kew’s ever-changing landscape.
The Grass Garden at Kew

Grass Garden’s annual trim

Every year, we cut the beautiful grasses down as spring approaches – but why? Find out why the whole of the Gardens outdoor team are needed for this annual ‘haircut’.
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.
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.
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.

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