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Kew, the magazine of the Royal Botanic Gardens, pulls together a fascinating mix of articles about the world famous gardens at Kew and Wakehurst Place. You can discover the fascinating work that goes on behind the scenes and on expedition in Kew’s mission to discover, conserve and protect wild plant species, and the ways in which people can use the world's plants to improve their lives. From horticulture, education, conservation and the environment to art and history, all the features focus on plants and the people who work with them. The latest news from Kew and the world of plant science, and a diary of events 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.

Kew magazine won a prestigious Garden Media Guild Environmental Award in 2014 for a feature in the spring 2014 issue on Kew’s UK National Tree Seed Project, which works to help safeguard the UK’s native trees. It also won in 2012 (for New Writer of the Year) and in 2011 for a feature on Kew's Useful Plants Project by Gail Vines. It was also a finalist in the Environment category in 2010 for two features by Carolyn Fry – Desperately Seeking Species and Saving a World of Diversity.

Latest Issue

In the spring issue of Kew magazine, discover the dazzling seasonal colours in Kew Gardens and explore the wonders of nature’s rich palette. Experience the revitalising effects of forest bathing with techniques from our expert. Plus, follow in the footsteps of Queen Charlotte in the 18th century at Kew.

We also take a look at foods of the future and go on an intrepid adventure in the mountainous forests of Central America with a field botanist. In our Cuttings section, you can find out how to propagate houseplants and create a wildflower patch in your own garden.

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  • First Issue: Winter 1991
  • Latest Issue: Spring 2021
  • Issue Count: 103
  • Page Count: 7,285
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2059-5344

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