Highlighted Events

  1. The SLBI 1970 - 2010

    • A fascinating presentation by a U3A (University of the Third Age) group.   Describing the history of a 40 year span in the life of the SLBI;  How it has evolved through times good and …

  2. Plant Drawing Evening

    • Join our informal drawing group (not a class) to explore and draw botany through flowers and other plant materials.  Beginners and experts welcome.  Please bring arts materials if you have them and refreshments to share. …

  3. Plant Recording - St Leonard's Churchyard, Streatham

    • Another visit as part of our long-term plant survey of this site.   All welcome and no booking necessary Roy Vickery

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Latest Blog Posts

  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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