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04/26/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
Andreas Färber
Marzena Miotk
Isabelle Flows
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Kew Gardens
04/26/2017 at 11:19. Facebook
It's wisteria season! One of this year's highlights has got to be this magnificent cage of Wisteria sinensis by the Secluded Garden.
Its wisteria season One of this years highlights has got to be
Isabelle Flows
Claire Grant
Mariquita De Gabriele
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Kew Gardens
04/24/2017 at 12:25. Facebook
The jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is now in flower in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. This magnificent climber is native to the rainforests of the Philippines, but sadly habitat destruction threatens this species in the wild. The plant has been grown at Kew for many years but, until 1995, it had never produced seed. After careful studies of the flower structure, our scientists...
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The jade vine Strongylodon macrobotrys is now in flower in the Princess
Tobias Gorn
Helly Welly
Gonçalo Carvalho
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Kew Gardens
04/23/2017 at 12:25. Facebook
William Shakespeare was born on this day in 1564. Many references to plants and gardens can be found in the Bard's plays. For example, roses are referred to around a hundred times!

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William Shakespeare was born on this day in 1564 Many references to
Ma Mayette Mendoza Dionisio
Sam Clayton
Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens
04/22/2017 at 14:41. Facebook
For #EarthDay, CNN International asked children visiting Kew Gardens what they know about climate change.
Gwyn Wiltshire
Aleksi Baznekian
Becky Churchill
Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens
04/22/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Globally 2.3 million km² of forest was lost between 2000 - 2015. See how you can take action this #EarthDay.

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Globally 23 million km of forest was lost between 2000 2015 See
Sophie Chandler
David Gardner
Zain Ali
Davidia involucrata aka the handkerchief tree was once considered to be the holy grail of exotic flora. In 1899 Kew-trained botanist Ernest Wilson was sent to the remote Yunnan region of China to find the tree, armed with only a hand-drawn map and some written instructions to guide him. After surviving a deadly illness and nearly drowning when his boat overturned, he finally found a specimen...
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Davidia involucrata aka the handkerchief tree was once considered to be the
Matthew Broom-Hughes
Donald Wilson
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Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) was a tireless traveller and plant collector, a founder of modern botanical classification and a close friend of Charles Darwin. To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Victorian Britain's most important scientists, Kew is holding an exhibition of a selection of Hooker's photographs, journals and paintings. Pay a visit to the Shirley Sherwood...
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Joseph Dalton Hooker 18171911 was a tireless traveller and plant collector a
Chris Toop
Aleksi Baznekian
Kerin-Lea Hall
Happy Easter from all of us here at Kew! This year, the Moomins are helping us celebrate spring. Help the Hemulen collect his lost plants along our Easter trail, get stuck into fun activities in the festival camp and enjoy delicious Lindt chocolate treats.

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Happy Easter from all of us here at Kew This year the
Amanda Kendall
Emma Hallybone Davis
Melanie Little
The blossom of cherry trees is a sign of spring. In Japan people celebrate the blossom with hanami which means 'flower viewing'. Family and friends gather under blooming cherry blossoms for picnics and songs.

Discover more about cherry trees on this month's 'Meet the experts' guided tour.

The tour begins at Victoria gate and runs on Tuesdays at 11.30am.

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Candy Van Olst
Elena Moroni
Tamara Warner
Celebrate Easter with a stroll through the bluebells which are beginning to bloom in the Natural Area. #springatkew
Celebrate Easter with a stroll through the bluebells which are beginning to
Teresa Mulhere
Karen Louise Rees
Julie Deacon
We're delighted to announce that almost a decade after it was originally discovered, a completely new population of one of the rarest plants in the world, the Critically Endangered 'Madagascan Suicide Palm' Tahina spectabilis, has been confirmed. Read more about the spectacular discovery in the latest Kew Science blog: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Were delighted to announce that almost a decade after it was originally

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Trevor Hoskisson
Kris Kupsch
Anna Treleaven
Want to know more about the wonderful world of flowering plants? Why not take part in our Introduction to Botany course coming up on 19 and 20 April. This one-day course is suitable for non-scientists and anyone keen to develop a deeper understanding of this fascinating subject. [ Goo.gl Link ]
Want to know more about the wonderful world of flowering plants Why
Jennifer Hewson
Susi Morris
New on the LAA blog: read about the long forgotten exploits of a former Kew gardener, turned wartime tank driver.

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New on the LAA blog read about the long forgotten exploits of
Tiptoe through the many varieties of tulips in bloom now here at Kew. These are the vibrant pink flowers of Tulip 'China Pink'.
Tiptoe through the many varieties of tulips in bloom now here at
Aleksandra Sulbinska
Dawn Marrow
Bella JS
We're excited to announce that Grammy award-winning Mary J. Blige will be performing at Kew the Music this summer on 16 July. Book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were excited to announce that Grammy awardwinning Mary J Blige will be
The Moomins have come out of hibernation for an Easter adventure at Kew! Have you seen #Moomin in the Gardens? If you know where this is, snap a picture of it and send it to our Moomin friends on Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram using #haveyouseenmoomin or to the comments in this post and you could win something moominous! T&Cs: [ Moom.in Link ]
The Moomins have come out of hibernation for an Easter adventure at
Lior Solomon
Rebecca Sweeting
Cat Kiraz
CNN International go behind the scenes with Kew Director Richard Deverell in the Tropical Nursery.
Judy Klein
Andrea Ferguson
Aga Yello
Take a look at who you might spot if you visit Kew this Easter! Moomin mischief, adventure and family fun on now until 17 April. Save when you book online: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Take a look at who you might spot if you visit Kew
Erin Kingsleigh-Smith
Cristina Pacini-McMaster
Charlotte Cockell
Catch a sneak peak of the Moomins ahead of the opening of our Easter festival, Moomin Adventures! Kew's Katie Weaver tells us about exciting activities to expect during the Easter holidays.

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Sophie Matthews
Marie Cooper
Andrea Ferguson