Kew, the award-winning magazine of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, pulls together a fascinating mix of articles about the work and collections of the world-famous gardens at Kew and Wakehurst. You can discover the fascinating work that goes on behind the scenes and on expedition in Kew’s mission to discover, conserve and protect the world’s wild plant and fungal species, and the ways in which people can use them to improve their lives. From horticulture, education, conservation and the environment to art and history, all the features focus on plants and fungi and the inspiring people who work with them. The latest news from RBG Kew and a complete diary of events for the 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.
The summer issue of Kew magazine is packed with fascinating features, interviews and expert tips. Learn why flowers smell so great with a heady dive into the world of botanical scent and discover the fabulously fragrant roses in Kew’s Rose Garden. We also reveal the crafty ploys that plants use to tempt pollinators into their blooms.
During the lockdown period, many of us have found solace in noticing the plants and trees around us. Explore how activities such as gardening, mindfulness, photography and art can help us connect with nature and benefit our wellbeing.
Kew scientists tell us how they are unlocking the medicinal potential of plants, helping to tackle the biggest health challenges of our time – from viruses to cancer.
In our Cuttings section, get expert advice on growing vegetables and herbs from Kew’s Kitchen Garden Manager. And find out how to care for carnivorous plants. Don’t miss the seasonal highlights in the Gardens in our Discover section.