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Kew magazine

Kew magazine pulls together a fascinating mix of articles about the world famous gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

Kew magazine

You can discover the fascinating work that goes on behind the scenes and on expedition in Kew’s mission to discover, conserve and protect wild plant species, and the ways in which people can use the world's plants to improve their lives. You’ll find features on beautiful and intriguing plants, pieces on education, conservation and the environment as well as art and history. The latest news from Kew and the world of plant science, and a diary of events for the coming season completes the magazine.

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.

Garden Media Guild awards

Kew magazine has won several prestigious Garden Media Guild Awards for both its writing and photography.

Making a meadow article from Kew Magazine

Making a meadow—article from Kew Magazine, summer 2017.

Enjoy the latest issue

The 2017 autumn issue is out now. The cover and lead feature celebrate the opening of the stunning new exhibition Life in Death by artist Rebecca Louise Law at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew. Read the feature and find out all about the artist and her work here.

Get your copy

If you are a Friend of Kew, 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 over 30 back 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

Not a Friend of Kew?

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.