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.

Spring issue is out now

The spring issue is out now and celebrates all that the season has to offer – from stunning alpine gems on the Rock Garden to going behind the scenes at the Orchid Festival to find out more about Kew’s work in Colombia, and taking a look at some of the world’s best garden and plant photography in the new IGPOTY exhibition. We also look forward to the exciting new garden-wide exhibition by glass artist Dale Chihuly coming this Easter.

Inside this issue you’ll also find features on some of the world’s weirdest plants, on how and why we need to connect to nature, especially with our children, and how Kew is working with local Maori communities in New Zealand too help save their native tree species. Plus lots more and a complete events listing for Kew and Wakehurst from now until mid June.


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

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 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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