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  1. Drawing and Painting from Nature - Imperial College course

    • A 10 week course run by Imperial College London.  A practical course where you will learn some of the technical and creative skills associated with different approaches to drawing and painting from natural objects, and …

  2. Orchid Workshop

    • Learning more about orchids Covering different orchid-related topics – with some practical elements such as looking at herbarium specimens, live plants, seeds and flower morphology under a microscope. Sophie Leguil £45 members/£50 non-members …

  3. Documenting Karst Floras in Asia and Latin America

    • Karst is a soluble carbonate bedrock dissolved by slightly acidic rain water where both typical and rare species thrive.  It has a thin soil layer and provides different habitat niches and microclimatic conditions supporting plants …

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  1. From garden volunteer to airport pest control

    • Another guest blog as we celebrate ‘Volunteers’ Week’ – a big thank you to all of our volunteers, including Charles, whose experience here has landed him a great job at Manchester airport… Hello! I’m Charles and …

  2. The SLBI as a Greek student - An unforgettable experience!

    • A guest blog from Pavlos, our Greek intern, who sadly leaves us today……. Monday the 1st of April 9:00 am, I was walking silently towards the front entrance of the South London Botanical Institute to begin …

  3. National Lottery supports SLBI 'BEST' project!

    • We’ve just been awarded £86,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for our ‘BEST’ project – ‘Botanical Education: Sustainable and Thriving!’ It’s all about improving our future sustainability. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery …

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