A plant walk through this historic park, once part of Lambeth Palace, it now also has its own orchard.
Taking a look at both wild and cultivated species of springtime plants. The community orchard was established in 2010, and a garden has been laid out in the northern part of the park as a memorial to Octavia Hill, one of the founders of the National Trust.
A statue, symbolising human kindness, sculpted by Jessica Wetherly, was installed in 2016
Roy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery’s Folk Flora.
NB Participants are limited to the numbers currently permitted by the government regarding social distancing, presently 6 people at 1+ metres, should that change we will update the ticket availability.
Roy will not be wearing a mask for audio reasons i.e. so that he can be heard, but will be happy to should any participant prefer him to.
NB: Toilets are available, mostly on tarmaced paths.
Tickets: Donation only please
Meet at the noticeboard inside the Lambeth Road entrance. Nearest stations are Waterloo, Vauxhall and Lambeth North.
Roy Vickery, Plant-lore.com
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