Talks, tours and workshops

Talks, tours and workshops

Upcoming opportunities to hear more about some of the plants featured in ‘Molecules, Medicines and Mischief’ and ‘The Plants of Dr Bach’ and their stories and to look at the plants in the Botanic Garden.

Tuesday 15th January: Carers’ Trust Community Hub, Meadows Community Centre, 1 St Catherine’s Road, Cambridge CB4 3XJ; 11 am (Bach Flower Remedies)

Wednesday 6th February 2019: Gamlingay and District Gardening Club; 7.30 pm (PP)

Tuesday 12th February 2019: Carers’ Trust Community Hub, Huntingdon library (meeting room 2 upstairs), Princes Street, Huntingdon PE29 3PA; 11 am (Bach Flower Remedies)

Tuesday 19th March 2019: Orwell Gardening Club; Orwell Village Hall, 7.30 pm (FF)

Tuesday 28th May 2019: Barton Mills Gardening Club (PP)

Tuesday 4th June 2019:  Kedington Gardening Club, 7.30 pm (BP)

Friday 5th July 2019: Cancer Support Group, Eye 10.30 am (PP)

Wednesday 4th September 2019: Fordham and District Garden Club (FF)

Wednesday 18th September 2019: Newmarket U3A Garden Group; 2.30 pm (FF)

Tuesday 1st October 2019: Henham & District Garden Society, Elsenham; 2.30 pm (BP)

Tuesday 15th October 2019: Houghton and Wyton Gardening Club (PD)

Available talks:

People and Plants: Molecules, Medicines and Mischief (some uses and abuses of a selection of plants) (PP)

Fantastic Food Plants (a selection of plants used in food and drinks and their useful properties) (FF)

Bach Flower Remedies and their Source Plants (an introduction to the Flower Remedies and some of the plants used to make them) (BP)

Plants to Drugs (drug development from plant-sourced compounds – past and future) (PD)

All talks can be either 45 or 60 minutes, as required.

Walks:  Photos from the Cambridge Science Festival 2017, courtesy of Mo Sibbons. Although I appear to be ‘talking to the trees’, there were also other people there but out of shot!


Laburnum looks like a serious topic!

There’s a lot to say about birch…