Recording springtime plants in Brockwell Park, a follow on from our New Year’s Day plant hunt
See what species are growing in the wild in this popular South London open space, following on from the BSBI (Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland)organised plant hunts from the beginning of the year. This is a large park rising up with Brockwell Hall in the centre, a rose garden, community greehouses and is home to a variety of different areas; with mature trees including ancient oaks, substantial lawn areas set to meadow, and a series of lakes.
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, walking spaces can be adapted to needs.
Tickets: Donation only please
Meet at the Herne Hill entrance, by the Dulwich and Norwood Road junction. Nearest station: Herne Hill.
Roy Vickery, Plant-lore.com
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