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  1. RHS Plant and Art Show

    • SLBI will have a stall showing our artistically arranged herbarium specimens.  Artists associated with the SLBI will also display their work.  Come along and see us. RHS Lindley Hall,  SW1P 2QW

  2. Botanical Drawing Class

    • An introductory workshop looking at drawing plants with pencil – enjoying some drawing in the garden, weather permitting!  Suitable for beginners and others interested in developing their skills – ideal for those who attend our …

  3. Plant Families - 3. Legumes and Roses

    • Plant Families 3. Legumes & Roses Mark is spending 6 sessions over 4 months studying the members of one family – today: Legumes and Roses Mark Spencer    £50 for 1 workshop / £250 for 6 workshops …

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Latest Blog Posts

  1. What have the Romans ever done for us?

    • A report on the SLBI’s botanical exchange visit to the Botanic Garden of Rome The good thing about a botanical exchange is that you have a common language – the language of plant names. So even …

  2. 2017 - What a fun year it's been!

    • 2017 – what a fun year it’s been! The botany, the talks, all the things we’ve seen… There’s been walking and talking, Drawing and dyeing, All in a beautiful scene. We had ‘Ask the Wood’ And ‘The Great North …

  3. An A-Z of the SLBI in 2016

    • So much has happened at the SLBI this year, where do we start? Let’s start with A… Aromatherapy was as popular as ever and this time festive, making beautiful gifts with essential oils. ‘Botany on Your Plate’ …

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