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October

Fungi Foray, Coombe Wood, Addington, Surrey

30th October, 11:00 - 15:00
Coombe Wood, Coombe Rd,
Croydon,SurreyCR0 5RNUnited Kingdom
Fungi Foray,  Coombe Wood, Addington, Surrey

A fungi identification walk Our fifth walk of the Autumn. Discovering fungi – A chance to find, identify and record some of the huge range of species we can find growing in various habitats in and around the UK. Coombe Wood provides a good mix of mature woodland together with ornamental gardens, another green area within easy reach of the city. Fabrice will be leading this trip with the help of Mario Tortelli. Please bring a hand lens and dress appropriately for…

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November

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

3rd November, 19:00 - 20:00
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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 In many areas they have been replaced by communities of more robust survivors and neophyte plant communities. Today, the pace of change appears to be quickening. The probable causes for this change are diverse: new tastes in horticulture, pollution,…

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Open Garden

4th November, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Free
Open Garden

Enjoy our garden in all its autumnal splendourOur garden is open! Booked visitors preferable but drop-ins now available tooDelighted 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 will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants and a selection of beautiful gifts for sale, card payments or…

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Mosses and Molluscs Walk in West Norwood Cemetery

6th November, 14:00 - 16:00
West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE27 9JUUnited Kingdom
Mosses and Molluscs Walk  in West Norwood Cemetery

Walk in West Norwood Cemetery with Dr June ChatfieldA walk in West Norwood Cemetery exploring mosses and molluscs with botanist and author Dr June Chatfield OBE.Mosses and molluscs, small but beautiful.Autumn rains freshen the mosses and bring out snails and slugs. So mosses, atthough small, when viewed through a magnifier, are beautiful. They are best studied in winter. Snails and slugs like mosses, also appreciate the damp weather and also have their very own appreciation society. Come and find out…

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

9th November, 19:00 - 20:00
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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 in mitigating these problems? This talk will explore the potential for plant diversity and natural habitat on farms - especially in the world's poorest regions…

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Open Garden

11th November, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Free
Open Garden

Enjoy our garden in all its autumnal splendourOur garden is open! Booked visitors preferable but drop-ins now available tooDelighted 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 will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants and a selection of beautiful gifts for sale, card payments or…

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Mushroom Foray on Epsom Common

13th November, 11:00 - 15:00
Mushroom Foray on Epsom Common

A fungi identification walk     Our sixth walk of the Autumn. Returning to Epsom Common to see what fungi has appeared since we were here in September Discovering fungi - A chance to find, identify and record some of the huge range of species we can find growing in various habitats in and around the UK Fabrice will be leading this trip with the help of Mario Tortelli. Please bring a hand lens if you have one, and dress…

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Open Garden 18th November

18th November, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood RoadSE24 9AQGB + Google Map
Open Garden 18th November

Our garden is open! Booked visitors preferable but drop-ins now available too Visit our garden in its autumnal splendour 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 will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants and a selection of beautiful gifts for sale, card…

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Beyond the Green Carpet: The importance of grasslands in the era of climate breakdown – An online talk

18th November, 19:00 - 20:00
Beyond the Green Carpet: The importance of grasslands in the era of climate breakdown – An online talk

Grasslands cover about a third of the global land surface, yet they remain overlooked in terms of impacts from and solutions to climate breakdown. Which plants will be the winners and losers during drought periods? And how will the structure of plant communities change? This talk will introduce a climate change study that looks at the effect of drought on a UK calcareous grassland. The talk will weave in the importance of grassland ecosystems and how grassland droughts are studied…

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Open Garden 25th November

25th November, 11:00 - 16:00
South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,Gt LonSE24 9AQ
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Open Garden 25th November

Our garden is open! Booked visitors preferable but drop-ins now available too Come and enjoy our garden in all its autumnal splendour! 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 will be on hand for any questions you may have and there will also be plants and a selection of beautiful gifts…

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