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April

The Origins and Evolution of Plants

21st April, 18:30 - 16th June, 20:00
£10.00
The Origins and Evolution of Plants

A series of 10 weekly Wednesday evening talks to help answer the question we all want the answer to! This is a group of 10 Wednesday evenin A series of 10 weekly Wednesday evening talks to help answer the question we all want the answer to! This is a group of 10 Wednesday eveningA series of 10 weekly Wednesday evening talks to help answer the question we all want the answer to! This is a group of 10 Wednesday evening…

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June

Open Garden

17th June, 14:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£1.00 - £5.00
Open Garden

Enjoy our garden in all its summertime glory   Our garden is open! Booked visitors only please  Delighted to say our beautiful botanical garden is open to the public in two slots of 45 mins each this Thursday. You will be able to spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures.Our gardener will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants for sale, card payments or exact cash please.  All prices…

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A Pavement Prowl in Balham

18th June, 11:00 - 12:30
Sistova Road, Sistova Road
London,EnglandSW12United Kingdom
Donation
A Pavement Prowl in Balham

Another chance to find out about the plants growing at your feet - long may they continue A second walk around this area where we found over 50 species last year.   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…

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Field Botany Skills: Identifying Wild Plants # 2 (6 in series)

20th June, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£40.00
Field Botany Skills:  Identifying Wild Plants # 2 (6 in series)

Six Sessions over 5 months learning about wild plant familiesThis will be run in person at the SLBISession 2: Lily, Rush, Grass and Sedge FamiliesOne of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the lily, rush, grass and sedge families. Participants…

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Hidden Wildflowers – An Evening Walk

23rd June, 19:00 - 22:00
Hillside Gardens Park, Downton Avenue
London,EnglandSW2 3HLUnited Kingdom
Donation
Hidden Wildflowers – An Evening Walk

An evening walk mid-city in a hidden green spaceHillside Gardens Park, on the Streatham/Tulse Hill borders is little known except to the locals.Roy will be leading a relaxing early evening walk finding the wildflowers hidden away and flourishing.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 we have opted for 12…

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Open Garden

24th June, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£1.00 - £5.00
Open Garden

Enjoy our garden in all its summertime glory   Our garden is open! Booked visitors only please  Delighted to say our beautiful botanical garden is open to the public in four slots of 45 mins each every Thursday. You will be able to spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures.Our gardener will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants for sale, card payments or exact cash please.  All prices…

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Open Evening in the SLBI garden

24th June, 18:00 - 20:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£5.00
Open Evening in the SLBI garden

Enjoy a summer evening in our garden with a glass of wineWe are delighted to be able to open our garden in the evening – second time since 2019!Come for a wander around the garden with a refreshment if you would like one - (we ask for a donation towards our costs please), meet our gardener and find out more about our planting and our events – or just spend a peaceful hour in our tranquil green surroundings. There will…

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Container Kitchen Herb Garden* – An Online Workshop

29th June, 19:00 - 20:00
£5.00
Container Kitchen Herb Garden* – An Online Workshop

Create a container kitchen herb gardenHerbs really do make a dish as well as being very good for us!Tips and techniques for growing herbs in containers, including the best herbs for small spaces, unusual and exotic herbs that are easy to grow, simple ways to use more herbs in the kitchen. Practical demonstrations may include potting up supermarket herbs, planting lemon-grass, sowing spices or sowing herb microgreens. A demonstrative workshop, more than a talk, so plenty of time for questions.…

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July

Open Garden

1st July, 11:00 - 13:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
£1.00 - £5.00
Open Garden

Enjoy our garden in all its summertime glory   Our garden is open! Booked visitors only please  Delighted to say our beautiful botanical garden is open to the public in two slots of 45 mins each this Thursday. You will be able to spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures.Our gardener will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants for sale, card payments or exact cash please.  All prices…

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Lichens and Lichenology

5th July, 19:00 - 20:00
Donation
Lichens and Lichenology

What are lichens, and what stories can they tell us Gothamie will describe what lichens are and talk about how they are collected and studied. Gothamie is a Senior Curator of Lichens and Slime Moulds. Her research interests are focused on the taxonomy and ecology of tropical lichens, bioindication and conservation of lichenised fungi in endangered habitats. Her main responsibility as the Senior Curator of British, General and Historical herbaria is to manage and develop one of the world’s largest…

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