Wakehurst's Head of Landscape and Horticulture, Ed Ikin, has been a man of the land all his life. Raised on a farm, he has worked in horticulture for his entire career. Here he mulls over what autumn in the gardens means to him.
The therapeutic benefits of music are well known. But how about bringing different generations together to make music from what they find on the forest floor? Emily Robertson from Unite the Beat talks about Sound Foraging at Wakehurst.
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.