The shocking figures came to light following a Freedom of Information Act request from campaigners, who want charges abolished. Between 1 April and 31 August 2013, 168,107 people visited Wakehurst Place,…

Wakehurst Place

Visitors vented their anger on review site TripAdvisor after Wakehurst Place, Kew’s country garden in West Sussex introduced a parking charge in April of £2 for the first hour, £5…

Called Plants: From Roots to Riches, the 25-part series will take listeners back to Carl Linnaeus and the birth of modern botany – right though to modern day plant science. Set…

Kew Gardens is to axe 125 of its 750 staff – to cut costs. The royal botanic garden is facing a shortfall of £5million with bosses blaming financial woes on…

One of Britain’s most respected broadcasters is to give TV viewers a taste of how gardening on the box may look in the future. Sir David Attenborough has spent a year filming…