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June

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

16th June, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
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 Grass, Rush and Sedge families. Mark Spencer   £50 for 1 talk   £180 for all 4

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Open Garden Evening

20th June, 18:00 - 20:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Gt Lon SE24 9AQ
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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

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

22nd June, 08:00 - 7th July, 17:00
‘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’. The tour will take place from  22 June - 7 July 2019 and be led by Nicky Nicoll, an SLBI member. The trip will explore the fascinating landscapes and flora of North India. Indus Experiences will be giving a donation of £80 to the SLBI…

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Basic Botany – Vegetative Reproduction

22nd June, 14:00 - 17:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Gt Lon SE24 9AQ
£25.00
Basic Botany – Vegetative Reproduction

Sexual reproduction of flowering plants can fail, for example in the absence of pollinators, but perennials can spread by vegetative means, something exploited by gardeners in propagation and also by weeds. June Chatfield                  £25 members/£30 non members              Booking essential 

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Tree Walk Bonnington Square

25th June, 11:00 - 13:00
Bonnington Square Vauxhall, SW8
£8.00 - £10.00
Tree Walk Bonnington Square

A walk in and around the beautiful & unusual Bonnington Square, Vauxhall, identifying a range of trees. Meeting point given on booking Alan Harrington      £8 Members / £10 Non members

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Weeds at St Paul’s Church Allotments, Clapham

26th June, 18:30 - 20:00
St Pauls Church, Rectory Grove
London, SW4 0DR
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Weeds at St Paul’s Church Allotments, Clapham

A walk around this secret plot.  Meet at the entrance to the Church, Rectory Grove, SW4 0DR SLBI donations welcomeNo booking necessary Roy Vickery, author Vickery's Folk Flora and SLBI President

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Natural Dyeing from Kitchen Botanics

30th June, 14:00 - 16:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Gt Lon SE24 9AQ
£30.00 - £35.00
Natural Dyeing from Kitchen Botanics

Learn how to dye textiles and paper using fruit, vegetables, spices & other food. Zoe Burt, http://www.zoeburt.com    £30 members /£35 non members  Booking essential

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July

Container Food Growing*

6th July, 14:00 - 16:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Gt Lon SE24 9AQ
£10.00
Container Food Growing*

Container growing and making the most of small space. Learn how to grow lots of food in a small space without a garden. To include seed sowing to take home. Aimed at beginners but all welcome. Mark Ridsdill Smith, https://verticalveg.org.uk   £10 refundable deposit  Booking essential  *Please Note:These events are free thanks to funding from City Bridge  Trust for our Botany on Your Plate project, but we would welcome donations towards our work Thank you 

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Introduction to Composting for Urban Gardeners

14th July, 14:00 - 16:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, Gt Lon SE24 9AQ
£15.00 - £20.00
Introduction to Composting for Urban Gardeners

Learn about nature's way of recycling giving you healthy plants and reducing waste. Sue Amos   £15 members /£20 non members   Booking essential 

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Herbal Heritage: Forgotten Use of Wild Plants – Waterloo Millenium Green

20th July, 14:30 - 16:00
Waterloo Millenium Green, Bayliss Road entrance
London, SE1 7AA United Kingdom
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Herbal Heritage: Forgotten Use of Wild Plants – Waterloo Millenium Green

Meet at the Bayliss Road entrance (near junction with Lower Marsh), SE1 SLBI donations welcome Roy Vickery, author Vickery's Folk Flora and SLBI President

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