Highlighted Events

  1. Battersea Park Tree Walk

    • An informative walk identifying a rich variety of trees in a popular London park.   Meet at the Queenstown roundabout gate.   Booking essential Roy Vickery   http://www.plant-lore.com Members £8/Non-members £10

  2. Hume Centenary Education Fund Lecture - Ferns: Edible Treats or Threats

    • A talk on the centuries old plants that have been used as a food and still can be, in many parts of the world.   Jovita will also give some further information on the controversial …

  3. Botanical Tile Painting

    • Using the books in our botanical library for inspiration, we will paint between 10-20 ceramic tiles with flowers, leaves, insects and vegetables, and then stick them to a board to make your own beautiful mosaic …

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  1. Plant Recording for All Ages - HLF project highlights

    • Time flies and amazingly we’ve reached the end of our 2-year ‘Plant Recording for All Ages’ project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund – started way back in May 2016! During this time, we like to …

  2. 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 …

  3. 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 …

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