The plant kingdom

Dig deeper and examine how shrubs, trees and flowers function and become familiar with the species that make up London's landscape.
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  1. Introduction to botany

    Course Date: Sat 10 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A practical course ideal for those who are new to the science of botany. Learn about the fundamental structure of plants and identify the functions of different components; recognise some of the classification systems of the plant world and assess why these magnificent organisms are essential for our wellbeing. Three Saturday classroom sessions and a visit to Kew on Thurs 22 Feb (tbc - fee may apply).
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £66.00

  2. Great botanists

    Course Date: Thu 10 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will examine the lives and scientific contributions of key people in the history of botany and gardens, from the 16th to the 20th centuries: John Gerard, Philip Miller, John Fothergill, Humphry Repton, and Thomas Mawson. Five London-based visits included; one additional entrance fee £12 approx.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  3. Discover the South London Botanical Institute - a hidden treasure

    Course Date: Mon 14 May 2018
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    A day of botanical discovery and enjoyment at the 100-year-old Botanical Institute in Tulse Hill. Behind the scenes access to the unique herbarium of dried plants, hands-on use of microscopes and exploration of the garden and library treasures. Note: This course will be held at South London Botanical Institute,323, Norwood Road, Tulse Hill, London SE24 9AQ. Pease see the course page at bildutrapagaran.info for access information. Access arrangements: Wheelchair access can be gained straight into the garden at the rear, but to get into the house there is one step up via the side access which if suitable, the visitor can, with help up the step in the wheelchair, easily access the ground floor of the building where all the rest of the facilities are based. The toilet is not wheelchair accessible. For further information contact Build Humanities: 020 7492 2652.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £35.00

  4. City of London gardens: their history and botany

    Course Date: Thu 9 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the delights of some small gardens in London's Square Mile, where rich planting enhances historic sites. Special trees are a highlight. Practical plant identification will be provided at Build in the morning, with a guided walk in the afternoon.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £22.00

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