The beautiful autumn changes at Wakehurst

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.

Forest Chi – Tai Chi for tree lovers

Our Bountiful Botanics weekend, 13 & 14 October, will offer our visitors the chance to try out Forest Chi. Here's everything you need to know about the therapeutic practice.

Behind the Secret Structures at Wakehurst

It’s the last few weeks of the impressive Secret Structures exhibit at Wakehurst. Artist Perdita Sinclair talks about her inspiration behind the beautiful light structure.

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.

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