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


Start@Kew
‘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