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  1. The Big Botanical Draw

    • For both children and adults.   Part of The Big Draw www.thebigdraw.org Come and draw anything and everything botanical using various media led by the artist Julie Sullock. You can make rubbings of fungi, seeds and leaves, …

  2. Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Forage *

    • An afternoon at the amazingTower Hamlets Cemetery Park, London’s most urban woodland.  : A foraging walk, with a nature walk thrown in: Course leader Ken Greenway (Cemetery Park Manager) will introduce you to the edible plants …

  3. Introduction to Permaculture

    • Introduction to Permaculture Permaculture is an ethical design system, based on ecological principles, that creates sustainable and regenerative human habitats by following nature’s patterns. This evening will introduce it’s core ethics, principles and design tools focusing in …

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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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