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  1. The Syon Abbey Herbal

    • A talk by the Editor, John Adams, on his latest book – The Syon Abbey Herbal: The Last Monastic Herbal in England, c. AD1517.  

  2. South London Botanical Institute's botanical garden

    Annual Plant Sale

    • Our Annual Plant Sale offers a wide range of unusual, locally grown and reasonably priced plants. Our gardeners will be on hand to give you advice on how to grow them. Come early as this …

  3. Willow Workshop - make your own plant climbers

    • Come and make a pair of attractive and practical willow plant climbers for your garden, patio or veg plot. Sarah Lovett from Naughty Magpie Willows will teach you how to make a pair of willow obelisks …

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  1. NGS Open Day a huge success

    • We’ve been open this afternoon for the National Gardens’ Scheme (NGS) – a nationwide scheme in which public and private gardens open up occasionally for charity. We usually do our NGS day in June, but thought we’d open …

  2. New website and botanical wallpaper launched!

    • Last night we celebrated the launch of our new website and newly refurbished lecture room – both part of our £100,000 support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Our lecture room now proudly displays a unique botanical wallpaper …

  3. How wildlife friendly is our garden?

    • Much fun was had here today during our Gardening for Wildlife workshop. Many thanks to the Centre for Wildlife Gardening in Peckham for running it for us. We learnt all sorts of ideas about how to …

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