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  1. Wonderful Weed Walk - Roupell Park Estate, Streatham

    • Some people don’t like them!Find out more about the beauty, uses and folklore of pavement plants. Roy will lead this walk through an area of Streatham with a mix of planned and unplanned planting amid the …

  2. Tales from the Fruit Bowl*

    • Fruit – So much you didn’t know!Four talks on our favorite fruit and veg; botany, history, medicine, folklore, ethnobotany, as well as their plant family connections and a myriad mix of fascination and information. Michael Holland …

  3. Uses of Plants Beyond the Obvious

    • Without plants we won’t surviveThe importance & significance of plants in relation to climate emergency, food, forensics and health, including some uses of plants in Nigeria.Joshua Ajowele graduated with First Class honours in Plant Science …

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  1. Black History Month at the SLBI

    • Join us for a exciting series of talks throughout Black History Month in October as we celebrate black botanists past, present and future!

  2. Black Lives Matter

    • Like many other organisations in the botanical, environmental, educational and heritage sectors, the SLBI has been considering its position in the light of recent anti-racism protests.We fully support the Black Lives Matter movement and want …

  3. Join our Big Botanical Birthday Challenge

    • This summer we’re inviting members, supporters, volunteers, local families, and anyone else to take on our fun, botany-inspired challenge!

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