London’s Changing Flora; climate change or changing habits? – an Online Talk

The causes for the changes in London's plantlife are varied - exploration and the future The wild plants of Greater London are a dynamic community. Over the last 150 years there has been a gradual loss of native and archaeophyte plants. In many areas they have been replaced by communities of more robust survivors and …

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Plants, Farms, Climate and the Biodiversity Crisis – an Online Talk

   How plant diversity and natural habitats can benefit global farming and its food production The world's food supply is under threat from both climate change and the biodiversity crisis. This, in turn, puts farms globally at risk from failed harvests, poor pollination, pest attacks, and new diseases. What part can natural plant areas play …

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Open Garden

The South London Botanical Institute The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road

Our 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 two afternoon slots of 45 mins each this Thursday. Spend the time in the garden enjoying the plants, birdsong, pond plants and creatures and see the many changes our plants go …

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 …

Light Rains Sometimes Fall – Online talk/reading by the author Lev Parikian

  Discovering nature on your doorstep   Plants Aren’t Birds Lev Parikian’s book Light Rains Sometimes Fall is about a year of nature on his local south London patch near to the SLBI, recorded following the Japanese calender of 72 micro seasons of five days each. But while the process of exploring and writing about …

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