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Open Garden

15th October, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Open Garden

An autumnal garden! Our beautiful botanical garden is open to visit in four slots of 45 mins each and hopefully this will continue on further Thursdays - to be announced. 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, cash only and no change given.  All prices in £ and 50p…

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The Journey – From the Garden to your Kitchen

15th October, 19:00 - 20:00
Donation
The Journey – From the Garden to your Kitchen

Tips on growing, harvesting and eating fruit and vegetables How you can start growing, harvesting and cooking your produce.Hilda is a retired NHS Nurse and Founder member of Lambeth GP Food Co-op.This is an organisation that enables people to meet other people with an interest in growing vegetables together. This not only helps combat social isolation, it also builds confidence. The joy of growing your own tomatoes, or courgettes, not only develops confidence, it benefits the health of the individual.The…

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Signs of Autumn Walk – Tooting Common

16th October, 11:00 - 12:30
Tooting Bec Lido, Tooting Bec Road
London,EnglandSW16 1RUUnited Kingdom
Signs of Autumn Walk – Tooting Common

An autumnal walk looking at plants and trees and finding out more about them Autumn trees and autumn plants in an inner city green spaceRoy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery's Folk Flora and will be introducing you to some of the varied vegetation on this popular common.NB Participants are limited to the numbers currently permitted by the government regarding social distancing, presently 5 people at…

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Brixton Market: Its heritage fruit and vegetables

16th October, 19:00 - 20:00
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Brixton Market: Its heritage fruit and vegetables

Sugar cane, jackfruit, breadfruit, durian, cassava, yam, June plum Food Plants from the Caribbean and beyond As part of our series of events for Black History Month, Alex Monro from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew will talk about some of the food plants found in our local Brixton market - such as sugar cane, jackfruit, breadfruit, durian, cassava, yam and June plum. He will talk about their origins, spread and geopolitical aspects . His talk will link into our talk…

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Fungi Foray – Alton Hampshire

17th October, 13:30 - 17:00
Bentley Station Car Park, Unnamed Road
Farnham,EnglandGU10 5LBUnited Kingdom
Fungi Foray – Alton Hampshire

An autumnal field trip to discover fungi and late flowering plants Bentley Station Meadow (Butterfly Conservation Reserve) and Alice Holt Forest, Bentley, near Alton, Hants - for fungi and late flowering plants. Bentley Station Meadow is a Site of Special Scientific Interest of approximately 13 acres, whilst Alice Holt Forest, once full of oaks some of which still remain, now consists mainly of Corsican pine as well as more broad-leafed species growing on a mainly clay soil. This field trip…

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Tree Walk – Battersea Park

17th October, 14:30 - 16:00
Battersea Park, Queenstown Road
London,EnglandSW11 4LDUnited Kingdom
Tree Walk – Battersea Park

An early autumnal walk in the 200 acre park Roy Vickery will lead this walk taking a look at the range of trees growing in this popular city park. 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 will update the ticket…

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Open Garden

22nd October, 11:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London,EnglandSE24 9AQUnited Kingdom
Open Garden

An autumnal garden! Our beautiful botanical garden is open to visit in four slots of 45 mins each and hopefully this will continue on further Thursdays - to be announced. 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, cash only and no change given.  All prices in £ and 50p…

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London’s Wild Plants – A Talk

22nd October, 19:00 - 20:00
Donation
London’s Wild Plants – A Talk

How London's Wild Plants have diversified over many years of study The wild plants of Greater London are some of the most well-explored and thoroughly documented anywhere in the world. Over the last 5 centuries, the city's landscape and flora has changed massively. Once common native plants, like strawberry clover are now nearing extinction. while at the same time. recent colonists such as narrow-leaved ragwort are becoming increasingly abundant.Tickets: Donation only. We will email you the link and password once…

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Wimbledon Common – Autumn Plant Walk

23rd October, 11:00 - 12:30
Wimbledon and Putney Commons, Windmill Road
London,EnglandSW19 5NRUnited Kingdom
Wimbledon Common – Autumn Plant Walk

An autumn walk identifying some of the varied vegetation on this beautiful common Find out more about the autumnal plants growing in this grassland and heathland habitatWimbledon Common is a of Site of Special Scientific Interest comprised of both grassland and heathland habitats with an impressive range of plants to discover on this walk observing the seasonal changes.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…

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Fungi Foray # 2 – Alton Hampshire

24th October, 13:30 - 17:00
Bentley Station Car Park, Unnamed Road
Farnham,EnglandGU10 5LBUnited Kingdom
Fungi Foray # 2 – Alton Hampshire

An autumnal field trip to discover fungi and late flowering plants Bentley Station Meadow (Butterfly Conservation Reserve) and Alice Holt A second chance! Bentley Station Meadow (Butterfly Conservation Reserve) and Alice Holt Forest, Bentley, near Alton, Hants - for fungi and late flowering plants. Bentley Station Meadow is a Site of Special Scientific Interest of approximately 13 acres, whilst Alice Holt Forest, once full of oaks some of which still remain, now consists mainly of Corsican pine as well as…

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