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  1. South London Botanical Institute's botanical garden

    Annual Plant Sale

    • A wide range of unusual, locally grown and reasonably priced plants for sale and advice on how to grow them.   Take the opportunity to take a peek around the house and garden at the same time.   Sat 6th …

  2. William Borrer - A Talk

    • William Borrer (1781-1862), was a leading British botanist, with a scientific approach. His extensive and well-stocked garden, Barrow Hill, lay south of the village of Henfield in West Sussex. He was highly regarded by his …

  3. Enjoying Plant ID - Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    • Home to an extraordinary number of plants; over 80 species recorded last May and one of the ‘magnificent seven’ Victorian cemeteries. Meet at the Southern Grove entrance, near Mile End Station. Bring a hand lens if you …

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  1. 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’ …

  2. Another new grant - from City Bridge Trust for 'Botany on Your Plate'!

    • We are delighted to have just been awarded £76,500 from the City Bridge Trust for an exciting new project, ‘Botany on Your Plate.’ The project will provide a range of activities introducing both children and …

  3. Heritage happenings, past and present

    • As we embark on our new project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), ‘Plant Recording for All Ages,’ we thought we’d just reflect on everything we’ve achieved in our last HLF-funded project: ‘Living History: …

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