Kew magazine

Kew magazine is a fascinating mix of articles about plants, fungi, science and conservation, taking you behind the scenes of our gardens.

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Award-winning magazine

The award-winning Kew magazine is published three times a year and is free to all Kew members as a print and digital magazine.

Inside its pages you can discover plenty of stories about the fascinating work that goes on behind the scenes and in the gardens at Kew as staff fulfill their mission to discover, conserve and protect wild plant species and fungi around the world for the benefit of everyone.

Each issue of the magazine has articles on beautiful and intriguing plants, conservation, art and history. You’ll also find the latest news from both of Kew’s gardens and a diary of events for the season.

The contribution of top writers and photographers combined with outstanding design, high production values and editorial quality makes Kew a beautiful magazine and a well-respected ambassador for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Summer 2019

The summer issue is out now and celebrates the remarkable Chihuly at Kew exhibition across the Gardens. We also mark the opening of the exciting new Children’s Garden and the beautiful new Pavilion restaurant, and look forward to the exciting Science Festival on 20-21 July.

Inside this issue you can read our interview with world-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly, discover how the Children's Garden was created, and go behind the scenes at Kew to discover how our work on wild coffee plants is helping to protect the future of commercial coffee crops. We also mark Kew’s 260th anniversary with a look at our founding princess – Augusta, Princess of Wales, who first started a botanic garden here in 1759.

Where to find Kew magazine

If you are a member, you will receive Kew magazine for free three times a year, with the option to receive it as a print magazine and as a digital edition for your tablet from Exact Editions. Once signed up to our digital magazine you will have access to our entire archive of over 90 issues, all of which are fully searchable.

Members can sign up to the digital edition of Kew magazine using their membership number (found on your membership card – beginning with M or W) as a subscription number. If you have problems registering, please email membership@kew.org.

If you are not Kew member, you can still subscribe to Kew magazine through our online shop.

You can also subscribe to the digital edition via the Exact Editions website at https://shop.exacteditions.com/gb/kew-magazine. It is available for both Android and Apple devices.

Individual print copies can be purchased in any of Kew's shops—make sure you ask for a copy on your next visit.

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