Looking at Lichens on Mitcham Common

Mitcham Common Croydon Road, Mitcham, England, United Kingdom

Join us for a look at the world of lichens on Mitcham Common. Dr Andrew Hodgkiss from the British Lichen Society will be giving us an introduction to the field study of lichen. Lichen offer food and shelter to a wide variety of organisms. They are excellent at measuring air quality and ecological value and …

Grow Your Own Salad

Rosendale Allotments Association 227 Rosendale Road, London, England, United Kingdom

Would you like to grow your own salad? Join us on our children's half-term workshop over the May half term. We'll be making our own eco-friendly paper pots from strips of newspaper so that we can sow our favourite salad leaf seeds (choosing from a wide selection like mizuna, komatasuna, mustard greens, sorrel, violet cress …

Midsummer Wild Flower Hunt in Brockwell Park

A walk around Brockwell Park with Roy Vickery hunting for wild flowers. Please meet at the Clock Tower in Brockwell Park, SE24 9AF for the Midsummer Wild Flower Hunt with Roy Vickery. Roy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also former president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery’s Folk …

Botany on Tooting Common

Join our field meeting, jointly with the London Natural History Society, to increase our knowledge of the flora of Tooting Common, where approximately 700 species of flowering plants have been recorded. All, especially beginners, welcome. The meeting will be led by local botanist, and former SLBI president, Roy Vickery. No booking is necessary and the …

Herbal Heritage Walk

West Norwood Library (Community Room) 1-5 Norwood High Street, London, England, United Kingdom

Herbal Heritage Walk, led by Roy Vickery of the SLBI, discussing how wild plants were formerly used for medicine, food, entertainment and much more. This is a FREE event and all are welcome! Please meet outside the entrance to West Norwood Library at 3pm. The Library address is: 1-5 Norwood High Street, SE27 We hope …

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