Kew Press Releases 2010-2011

Press releases from The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for 2010-2011.

For previous years please see the Press Release Archive. For Wakehurst and Millennium Seed Bank press releases see this page.

World’s first night flowering orchid discovered on the island of New Britain

21 November 2011

Kew celebrates all things chocolatey this Easter

November 2011

Family Fun this Christmas at Kew Gardens:
Father Christmas, Vintage Car Rides, and Winter Walks!

November 2011

David Nash at Kew Gardens
Saturday 9th June 2012 - Sunday 14th April 2013

October 2011

Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon

05 October 2011

Trust’s link-up with Kew offers hope for endangered butterfly

23 September 2011

Director (CEO and Chief Scientist) of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to return to Australia

14 September 2011

Rt Hon Richard Benyon, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Fisheries, opens new Kew Plant Reception and Quarantine Unit

September 2011

Family Fun this Christmas at Kew Gardens
Father Christmas, Vintage Car Rides, and Winter Walks!

August 2011

A Landscape of Colour: Kew Gardens in Autumn

August 2011

Sowing the Seeds of UK Biodiversity: Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank launches UK Native Seed Hub

17 August 2011

‘One simple step can make a difference’

21 July 2011

Last Chance to See: The Times Eureka Chelsea Garden comes to Kew for the Summer

01 July 2011

Kew launches fundraising campaign to restore the Temperate House

10 May 2011

Kew's Summer Festival 2011

27 April 2011

Kew Teams Up with The Times for Chelsea 2011

27 April 2011

Appointment of the new Executive Director of the New South Wales Royal Botanic Gardens Trust in Sydney

20 April 2011

'HARD RAIN: What'll you do now?' exhibition comes to Kew Gardens

13 April 2011

Appointment of Trustees to the Board of Trustees, The Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG), Kew

01 April 2011

Google Street View adds the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to its Special Collection

02 March 2011

The Last Great Plant Hunt: the story of Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank

28 February 2011

Earliest European view of Everest found in Kew Archives

23 February 2011

Scientists warn about prescribed burning

18 February 2011

Kew up to see the World this Summer!

February 2011

A Choc-a-block full programme at Kew this Easter

February 2011

Wealth of orchid varieties is down to busy bees and helpful fungi

02 February 2011

Australia Landscape: Kew at the British Museum

26 January 2011

Kew Teams Up with The Times for Chelsea 2011

January 2011

First Time Out

January 2011

Stunning Spring Selling Exhibition at Kew Gardens

January 2011

Amazing Amazon Antidote to Frosty February at Kew Gardens!

January 2011

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden, announce the completion of The Plant List

29 December 2010

A new tropical mistletoe just in time for Christmas – one of many new discoveries from Kew in the International Year of Biodiversity

19 December 2010

A Choc-a-block full programme at Kew this Easter

December 2010

Norway pledges $50 million to campaign to collect and employ endangered wild relatives to world's major food crops

10 December 2010

Amazing Amazon Antidote to Frosty February at Kew Gardens!

November 2010

Kew's wreath for remembrance

08 November 2010

Study shows how ancient plants and soil fungi turned the Earth green

03 November 2010

Nature's backbone at risk

27 October 2010

Christmas at Kew Gardens ! Father Christmas, Vintage Car Rides, and Winter Walks

15 October 2010

Get Hot and Steamy in Gloomy February at Kew’s Tropical Extravaganza Festival!

15 October 2010

Kew scientists discover the largest genome of them all!

07 October 2010

New study shows over one fifth of the world's plants are under threat of extinction

28 September 2010

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s historic Herbarium opens a new wing in International Year of Biodiversity

September 2010

Earthwatch 2010 Debate, Thursday 14 October 2010

24 September 2010

Ecologists find new clues on climate change in 150 year-old pressed plants

22 September 2010

Kew and Missouri announce the development of the plant list, a working list of all plant species to aid plant conservation worldwide

20 September 2010

CNN International's Earth's Frontiers Debate Asks: Is the loss of planet’s biodiversity a greater threat than climate change?

17 August 2010

Common orchid gives scientists hope in face of climate change

09 August 2010

Princess Alexandra to unveil English Heritage Blue Plaque for former directors of Kew Gardens

27 July 2010

Kew's Agave abrupta makes a botanical bid for freedom in Princess of Wales Conservatory

16 July 2010

Bulbmania: Flowers from the Kew collection

15 July 2010

Shanghai Expo and Millennium Seed Bank partnership

08 July 2010

The first arrivals - ancient Britons were the earliest North Europeans

08 July 2010

New Study: Thousands of Undiscovered Plant Species Worldwide Face Extinction

07 July 2010

Enjoy a festive Christmas walk or visit Father Christmas at Kew Gardens

July 2010

Botanical Play at Kew this Autumn

July 2010

Ascension Island’s ‘extinct’ parsley fern makes a dramatic reappearance during International Year of Biodiversity

25 June 2010

Rare edible wild yam named as one of top 10 species of 2009

21 May 2010

Arizona State University press release - new species for top 10 list

21 May 2010

Smallest waterlily in the world brought back from the brink of extinction by Kew scientists

18 May 2010

Summer Fun in Biodiversity Year at Kew - Butterflies, Bugs, Beasties and more!

11 May 2010

South American Botanical Art comes to Kew Gardens

22 April 2010

International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition opens at Kew Gardens

19 April 2010

The Qur'anic Garden

13 April 2010

'Green Talent', a £2 million government scheme project to offer 5,000 green work placements

29 March 2010

South Africa Landscape - A joint project between the British Museum and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

17 March 2010

Kew's new caterers - Peyton and Byrne

12 March 2010

Kew's Summer festival - Butterflies and Moths

10 March 2010

Have an Eggcellent Easter at Kew's new outdoor play area, Treehouse Towers, sponsored by Velvet

10 March 2010

Spring into Biodiversity Year at Kew

17 February 2010

Independent review of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew published

10 February 2010

Summer Swing at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

19 January 2010

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film by Kew scientist

11 January 2010

Kew's Tropical Extravaganza - bursting with biodiversity and dripping with colour

11 January 2010