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  1. Common British & Irish Plant Families - 2. Grass, Rush & Sedge

    • Mark Spencer, former Senior Curator of the British and Irish Herbarium at the Natural History Museum, will be leading a series of 4 identification training sessions on common wild plant families, today members of the …

  2. Open Garden Evening

    • Come and enjoy our beautiful garden with a glass of wine on a summer evening with your friends. All welcome. Donations appreciated   No booking necessary

  3. ‘The Flora of Gardens, Lakes, National Parks, Meadows and Valleys - Delhi to Shimla, Amritsar and then to Kashmir’ - A trip to Northern India

    • We’ve been working with Indus Experiences to develop a tour inspired by Hume’s time in India, ‘The Flora of Gardens, Lakes, National Parks, Meadows and Valleys – Delhi to Shimla, Amritsar and then to Kashmir’. …

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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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