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  1. Summer Plant Walk - Spring Gardens, Vauxhall

    • Spring Gardens is the site of the historic Pleasure Gardens of the mid- 17th Century. Meet at the junction of Glasshouse Walk with Vauxhall Walk, SE11 5ER. Donations appreciated.  No booking necessary. Walk leader: Roy Vickery

  2. Plant Families - 5. Goosefoot and Dock

    • Plant Families – 5. Goosefoot and Dock Concentrating on one family, Mark is spending 6 sessions over 4 months studying all the members of one plant family – today: Goosefoot and Dock. Mark Spencer   £50 for …

  3. Plant Walk on Tooting Common

    • This is the fourth of a series of walks arranged jointly by the SLBI and the Friends of Tooting Common (FOTC). Meet at the junction of Emmanuel Road and Rastell Road. Donations to be shared between FOTC …

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  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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