Thematic borders

The circles in the border design are themed to reflect the botanical and horticultural science at the heart of Kew’s mission.

The Temperate House – one year to go

The Temperate House has been closed for a five-year restoration, and now, one year away from reopening to visitors, the north wing of the building has had its covers removed, giving us a first glimpse of the renovated glasshouse.

Broad Walk Borders: the year so far

In the first of a series of updates, the Broad Walk team review the busy summer months when they prepared for the official opening of the Borders.

Bloom with a view

Kew horticulturists Lucy Bell and Maija Ross explain why the Broad Walk team have been impersonating penguins and spray-painting the soil.

Promise of a rose garden

Kew horticulturist David Mann gives us a seasonal update and reveals the work underway to extend the Rose Garden.

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.

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.

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