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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

South London Botanical Institute

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Guided tours of the Institute building, including the lecture room, botanical library and herbarium. Unusual plants for sale. Home-made teas available at the Garden Café. Please check website for confirmation of theatrical event.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

323 Norwood Road
Nearest postcode: SE24 9AQ

Buses

68, 196 322, 468 + 2, 201, 415, 432

Station

Tulse Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Narrow paths.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) supports London’s smallest botanic garden, which is densely planted with more than 500 labelled species in themed borders. Traditional medicinal herbs grow beside plants used in current pharmaceutical research. Ferns, carnivorous plants, British natives, scented plants, monocots and drought-tolerant plants feature alongside rare trees and shrubs from the southern hemisphere. There is also a new food plant trail. A new moss trail has been created with each species linking to information online. There is a new pond and wetland area with access for pond dipping, and new planting to provide a home for frogs and newts. Other features include a specially commissioned mosaic to celebrate the centenary and a refurbished lecture room.

Head gardener: Sarah Davey
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Guided tours of the Institute building, including the lecture room, botanical library and herbarium. Unusual plants for sale. Home-made teas available at the Garden Café. Please check website for confirmation of theatrical event.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

323 Norwood Road
Nearest postcode: SE24 9AQ

Buses

68, 196 322, 468 + 2, 201, 415, 432

Station

Tulse Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Narrow paths.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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