Tuesday, 2 January 2018

January at Kew Gardens - a look at what's coming up

January at Kew Gardens
Welcome to 2018
This year is set to be one of our biggest yet and there's lots for you to look forward to throughout 2018. Each visit you make enables us to continue our vital work in plant and fungi research behind the scenes. So here are a few of the highlights you can look forward to being part of in the year ahead.
Highlights to look forward to:
10 February - 11 March 2018
15, 16, 22, 23 February and 1, 2 March 2018
10 February - 11 March 2018
Easter Festival
30 March - 15 April 2018
10 -15 July 2018
Kew Science
Kew scientists are constantly working behind the scenes, as we take a look back at 2017 - here's some interesting facts about Kew Science that you probably didn't know.
Kew in January 
January is the start of the flowering season for the Davies Alpine house and Rock Garden. There is a wide range of snowdrop species and selections on the Rock Garden. In the Davies Alpine House you can see hoop petticoat daffodils, pots of majestic Scilla madeirensis and the earliest Juno Irises.
Adult Education
Learn how to grow orchids successfully in your own home and pick up top tips from an expert.
Kew Gardens shop
Visit the Kew shop to check out what's on sale and bag yourself a January bargain.
Meet the Experts
Associated with winter, and a hearald of spring around the corner, the snowdrop (Galanthus) can brighten up a dull day – come and learn about other aspects of this genus from Kew’s experts.
Wakehurst’s Winter Walks

Head to Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex, to explore the beautiful woodlands. Perfect on a winter's day, wander through the magical Pinetum, towards the Loder Valley and Westwood Lake.