Highlighted Events

  1. Tree Walk - Cannizaro Park

    • A walk around Cannizaro Park in Wimbledon, showing you what to look for when observing trees, gaining confidence using identification guides, improving observation skills, and familiarising common and botanical names.

  2. Pond Workshop - Plants & Wildlife

    • Join us for some pond-dipping/ surveying in the SLBI garden. See our creatures and learn about the roles different plants play in affecting water quality and get ideas for digging your own pond over winter.

  3. London Open House

    • Come and visit the house and garden, learn more about our founder, botany, displays of our collections and children activities. There will also be some delicious cakes and tea on offer!

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  1. Chelsea Fringe - fun with fete, felting & film

    • Yesterday was our big event for the Chelsea Fringe Festival – a fete in the afternoon followed by an outdoor screening of ‘The Creeping Garden’ film in the evening. Thankfully the weather held and it was …

  2. 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 …

  3. 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 …

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