Plant Sale

South London Botanical Institute 323 Norwood Road, London, Gt Lon

We will have a large selection of very reasonably priced plants including shrubs, houseplants and some rarer cuttings propagated from our garden plus on-hand advice from our gardeners and volunteers to advise on suitable plants for your space and how best to make them flourish. Entry is FREE.

Herne Hill Market

Come on down to Herne Hill Market and visit our stall on Sunday 19th May. We will be here 10am - 1pm. The rest of the market ends at 4pm.  Herne Hill Market is conveniently located next to Brockwell Park and Herne Hill Station. So why not have a morning or afternoon stroll, purchase local …

Healing Hedgerows Walk (Part of Wandsworth Heritage Festival)

Tooting Bec Common Cafe Tooting Bec Common Cafe, London, England, United Kingdom

Botanist Roy Vickery leads this walk exploring the folklore and traditional uses of plants found in the hedgerows of Tooting Common. He is currently compiling an archive covering all aspects of the folklore and traditional uses of plants, a project instigated by the Folklore Society’s ‘survey of unlucky flowers’ in the 1980s. The walk is …

Free

Special Plants on Mitcham Common (Part of the Mitcham Common Walk Series)

Mitcham Common Croydon Road, Mitcham, England, United Kingdom

Guided walk exploring the special plants of Mitcham Common Guided walk led by Jane Lowe and Moira O'Donnell to look at some of the special plants of Mitcham Common. The common has varied habitats: the original flat acid grassland and heathland, woodland and scrub that have grown since grazing ceased, ponds created by gravel extraction, …

Free

Soulscapes Late at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Join us at the Soulscapes Late, curated by the Brixton Project.  We will be collaborating with Earth Tenders in hosting the Soil scapes workshop at 6.30pm - 8pm. You will have the chance to enjoy the exhibition after hours, connect with the spaces around us and reflect on the exhibition themes of belonging, memory, joy and …

Braiding Sweetgrass Reading Group

A relaxed, thought provoking and accessible group for people to read sections of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass together.Part of a series: Where Plants and People MeetThe South London Botanical Institute in collaboration with Queen Mary University of LondonAbout the SessionsThis will be a relaxed, thought provoking and accessible group for people to read sections …

Free

Decolonising Natural History

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

A roundtable discussion featuring practitioners working across natural history and decolonial practicesDecolonising Natural HistoryPart of a series: Where Plants and People MeetThe South London Botanical Institute in collaboration with Queen Mary University of LondonAbout the DiscussionThis is the opening event of ‘Where Plants and People Meet’, a collaboration between the South London Botanical Institute and …

Free

West Norwood Cemetery Plant Survey

West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium Norwood Road, London, England, United Kingdom

Led by Amanda Tuke and Roy VickeryAmanda Tuke and Roy Vickery will be leading a botany field meeting, and continuing their long-term survey of the wild flowers growing in West Norwood Cemetery.This is a FREE event and all are welcome, regardless of level of expertise. To be aware, the survey may include walking over rough …

Free

Trees for Bermondsey

The Octopus Garden 79 Dunton Road, London, England, United Kingdom

A tour of some of their projects in South BermondseyJoin Trees for Bermondsey on a tour of some of their projects in South BermondseyWe will visit:A street garden made by de-paving an unloved street corner and adding thousands of native species plantsMounds of wildflowers and a new community orchard being managed to increase biodiversityA much-loved …

Free

Braiding Sweetgrass Reading Group

A relaxed, thought provoking and accessible group for people to read sections of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass together.Part of a series: Where Plants and People MeetThe South London Botanical Institute in collaboration with Queen Mary University of LondonAbout the SessionsThis will be a relaxed, thought provoking and accessible group for people to read sections …

Free