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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

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, grown by our members, are for sale. Home-made teas and ice creams available at the Garden Café.

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

London's smallest botanic garden is hidden behind the South London Botanical Institute. It is densely planted with over 500 labelled species in themed borders. Plants used in both pharmaceutical and popular herbal remedies and research can be found in the Medicinal Border. There is also a Southern Hemisphere area featuring plants from Australasia and South Africa, including an endangered coastal shrub. British natives, ferns, scented and drought-tolerant plants and unusual vegetables also feature. At the heart of the garden is a pond supporting native wetland plants and providing a habitat for frogs and newts. London's first Moss Trail was opened in 2015, featuring 12 different varieties.

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, grown by our members, are for sale. Home-made teas and ice creams available at the Garden Café.

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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