Shirley Sherwood Gallery talks and tours

We have a range of seasonal talks and tours from leading experts like Professor Stephen Kirby and Peter Gasson. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at our current exhibitions. Until 6 December 2018.

Friends of Kew annual forum

Join us to hear about our future plans and get an update on projects and work undertaken in the last year. 15 November 2018.

Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature

The world's most celebrated contemporary glass artist is back, showcasing his work against the stunning backdrop of Kew Gardens. 13 April - 27 October 2019.

Courgettes: king of the summer veg

Whether they're fried, baked, or tossed in a salad, courgettes are a delicious summer staple. Kew Kitchen Gardener Héléna Dove tells us more about these speedy green growers.

Water...or the lack of it

You don’t need to be a meteorologist to deduce that we’re having a dry spell. Richard Barley, Director of Horticulture, shares Kew’s coping strategies.

No leaves left behind on the island: Hurricane Irma destroys forests

In September 2017, Hurricane Irma broke records when winds devastated the Caribbean. After the chaos died down, the islands’ beautiful plant life also bore the scars of a disaster. In Kew’s first known response to a humanitarian crisis, the Tree Gang and our science programmes joined forces to help.