What colour is a bluebell?

From bluebells to rhododendrons, Wakehurst is awash with colour throughout the year. But what is colour in plants and how can we describe it? We spoke to artists Eloise Moody and Vicky Long and Kew scientist Paula Rudall to see what colour means to them.

The false banana: a wonder plant

At Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst, our scientists will be dissecting this wonder plant and explaining its significance at the Science Cafe.

The gardens are a living archive

Larry Achiampong has shown work at world-famous galleries, like the Tate and Somerset House. Now he is fusing art and science together for a one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Wonder Project. Here he talks of colonial histories and his muse, the 200 year old seeds.

Seed bank could protect your Easter roast

This Easter, scientists from the Millennium Seed Bank explain exactly what they are doing to protect the carrots for your Sunday roast - and lots of other foods that are regulars on our dinner plates.

The calm after the storm

Wakehurst’s Garden Manager Chris Clennett revisits the Great Storm of 1987, when the estate lost 20,000 trees, and explains how the landscape has since been transformed.