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  1. Botanical books: 'The Story of Flowers'

    • Noel Kingsbury, The Story of Flowers and How They Changed the Way we Live.  Laurence King 2022.  Illustrations by Charlotte Day.Our thanks to Craig Swick for this book review.This book is about one hundred flowering …

  2. Botanical Books: On Gallows Down

    • Thanks to SLBI Member, Craig Swick, for another fascinating book review.Nicola Chester, On Gallows Down: Place, Protest and Belonging (Chelsea Green Publishing 2021).This is an extremely well written book in which the author describes …

  3. We're now closed until late summer 2023!

    • The South London Botanical Institute, which has been open for 113 years, has as part of a huge restoration project to save it from collapsing.The Institute (SLBI) occupies a three-storey Victorian house on Norwood Road, …

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