Open Garden

The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, England

Enjoy our garden in all its wintery wonderOur garden is open! Booked visitors preferable but drop-ins now available too Delighted to say our beautiful botanical garden is open to the public in four slots of 45 mins each every Thursday. Spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures. Our gardener …

Free - £5.00

Winter Tree Walk, Richmond, Surrey

The Roebuck, Richmond Hill, Surrey 130 Richmond Hill, Richmond

John Poland, author of 'The Field Key to Winter Twigs', will lead a walk around the Terrace Gardens at Richmond, showing us how to identify a wide range of common and rare trees in winter. Terrace Gardens, on Richmond Hill, is a formal garden overlooking the River Thames, famous for seasonal bedding, shrubberies, a rockery …

LGBTQ+ Botanists: From Instagram to Antarctica – an online talk

Three trailblazers who have had such an important impact on the future of botany From Sappho’s violets to Oscar Wilde’s green carnations, the association between LGBTQ+ and botany is longstanding. But what about the botanists themselves? In honour of LGBTQ+ History Month Dr Bethany Nichols will introduce us to three LGBTQ+ trailblazers who shaped, or …

Free

Green Hearts Everywhere – Half Term Children’s Workshop – Ages 5 – 11 yrs

The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, England

 Native wildflower seeds to sow to 'show the love' against climate change At the SLBI we will be taking part in the Climate Coalition’s ‘Show the Love’ campaign. This is where people across the UK and the world will put aside their differences and do something positive to tackle climate change. We’ll make little green …

£5.00

Growing Young Minds: Exploring winter in the SLBI garden – Ages 3 – 4 yrs

The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, England

Bark rubbings, discovering wormeries, and growing microgreens! Growing Young Minds is our series of workshops for little ones aged 3 and 4 years old. In this session we will explore the SLBI garden, stopping to make tree bark rubbings, to feed the worms in our new wormery and to plant up seeds in egg cartons …

£5.00

Green-ing your Spring Clean

The South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, England

Green-ing your Spring Clean with Tanya MouldingTap into a cleaner, greener home environment and avoid waste and excessive plastic by learning how to make your own eco-friendly and economical cleaning products.Many simple ingredients can be found in the home that have a multitude of uses when it comes to keeping your home clean and sweet-smelling …

£40.00 - £45.00

Botany for Gardeners – Series of 10 0nline Talks (whole series sales)

A series of 10 online talks for both beginners and the more experienced plant lover Understanding how plants work will help you become a better gardener! In this 10-part series of online talks (NB all Wednesdays apart from Thursday May 12th), Dr Mark Spender will cover everything from the evolution of plants to the importance …

£80.00 - £90.00

Botany for Gardeners Week 1 – The Key Events in the Evolution of Plants

Plant-life on our planet Week 1: The key events in the evolution of plants. An exploration of the evolution of our planet's plant-life. The ability to use sunlight energy, photosynthesis, changed our atmosphere and the life on earth forever. Similarly, the movement of plant-life on to land and the innovations like stems, seeds and flowers …

£10.00 - £12.00

Dye Gardens – An online talk

Introduction to dye gardens, heritage dye plants, samples of colours from plants and links to global history, botanical and textile trade. An introduction to dye gardens, heritage dye plants, samples of colours from plants and the links to global history, botanical and textile trade. Learn about dye gardens open to the public or community and …

Donation

Lichens Walk in Greenwich Park and Blackheath

Greenwich Park Charlton Way, London, England

Come and learn all about those amazing lichensA gentle introduction to London's lichens, in Greenwich Park and Blackheath.Lichens are fascinating, often beautiful and can be found across London. We will be in the field, looking at the basic structure of lichens that we find, including features key to identification. We will discuss the issues of …

£10.00 - £15.00