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Kew at Work Collection

47 Items

Kew at Work Collection: History

History Collection
239 Items

Kew at Work Collection: Economic Botany

Economic Botany Collection
10 Items

Kew at Work Collection: Under the microscope

Under the microscope Collection
10 Items

Kew at Work Collection: Kew abroad

Kew abroad Collection
15 Items

Kew at Work Collection: Kew Science

Kew Science Collection
32 Items

Kew at Work Collection: In the gardens

In the gardens Collection
16 Items

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Seed Bank Project by Pupils at School

Seed Bank Project by Pupils at School

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Horticulture student with Victoria cruziana

Horticulture student with Victoria cruziana

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca. 1870s

Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca. 1870s
Photograph of the Wardian case from ca. 1870s. The Wardian case was a portable airtight greenhouse developed by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward to protect live plant material during transportation

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia mahagoni

Swietenia mahagoni
longitudinal section, block

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla
transverse section, block

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Horticulture student with Victoria cruziana

Horticulture student with Victoria cruziana

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Gardening equipment, RBG Kew

Gardening equipment, RBG Kew
Wheelbarrow and gardening equipment, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Rose garden refurbishment

Rose garden refurbishment, preparing the ground, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Edible plants, with tools

Edible plants, with tools

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting out bedding

Planting out bedding

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Watering cacti, RBG Kew

Watering cacti, RBG Kew
Watering the cacti collection in the nursery, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting out bedding, RBG Kew

Planting out bedding, RBG Kew
Planting out summer bedding on the Palm House Terrace, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Preparing the soil for Palm House bedding plants

Preparing the soil for Palm House bedding plants
Gardeners prepare the soil for the Palm House bedding plants, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Hedge trimming, RBG Kew
Using a cherry picker for hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Hedge trimming, RBG Kew

Hedge trimming, RBG Kew
Hedge trimming with safety equipment, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting in the Rock Garden, RBG Kew

Planting in the Rock Garden, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Tree surgeons, RBG Kew

Tree surgeons, RBG Kew
Tree surgeons at work, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Kew gardener with wheelbarrow

Kew gardener with wheelbarrow. Verbena bonariensis in the foreground, the Orangery building in the background, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting out bedding, RBG Kew

Planting out bedding, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting out bedding, RBG Kew

Planting out bedding, RBG Kew
Planting out bedding on the Palm House parterre

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Planting out a lettuce, RBG Kew

Planting out a lettuce, RBG Kew
Planting out a plug plant of lettuce, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Vegetable plot

Vegetable plot
Detail of horticulture students vegetable plot, with pansies, RBG Kew

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Women Gardeners (drinking tea) 1939

Women Gardeners (drinking tea) 1939
Women Gardeners (drinking tea), RBG Kew, 1939. A tea break was only instigated at Kew after Minnie Hill made a personal appeal to the director, Sir Arthur Hill

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Women gardeners at Kew, 1939-1945

Women gardeners at Kew, 1939-1945
Female gardener in springtime, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, WWII (1939-1945)

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Kew at Work

Kew at Work
Kew B2B Kew at Work

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s

Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s
The Wardian case was a portable airtight greenhouse developed by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward to protect live plant material during transportation

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s

Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s
The Wardian case is a portable airtight, glass-lined greenhouse that was developed by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (1791-1868) for the transportation of plants

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s

Wardian Case from the Economic Botany Collection, dated ca 1870s
The Wardian case was a portable airtight greenhouse developed by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward to protect live plant material during transportation

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla
Radial longitudinal section, mag x 5

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla
transverse section, mag x 5

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla
Intervessel pits, mag x 40

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Swietenia macrophylla

Swietenia macrophylla
prismatic crystals in axial parenchyma, mag x 40

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Dysoxylum fraserianum

Dysoxylum fraserianum
Intervessel pits, mag x 40

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Dysoxylum fraserianum

Dysoxylum fraserianum
Prismatic crystals in axial parenchyma, mag x 20

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Dysoxylum fraserianum

Dysoxylum fraserianum
transverse section, block

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Dysoxylum fraserianum

Dysoxylum fraserianum
longitudinal section, block

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Cissus rhombifolia

Cissus rhombifolia
cross section

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Betula lenta

Betula lenta
tangential longitudinal section, mag x 5

Background imageKew at Work Collection: Palm House interior

Palm House interior
a good days work



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