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 14th January 2020: Shelford Garden Club (PP)

Tuesday 4th February 2020: Fulbourn Ladies’ Group, 7.45 pm (FF)

Thursday 6th February 2020: Cambridge Gardening Club, Community Room, St John the Evangelist Church, Cambridge CB2 8RN 2.30pm (PP)

Tuesday 18th February 2020: The Village Gardeners. Village Hall, Swaffham Prior, 8 pm (PD)

Monday 23rd March 2020: U3A Plants and Gardens Group, Bishop’s Stortford (FF)

Tuesday 12th May 2020: Cringleford and Eaton Horticultural Society, Cringleford, 7.30 pm (PP)

Thursday 16th July 2020: Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 10am – 1pm; Take Twelve Trees…; half-day workshop including Garden walk; for more details and to book see: https://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/education-learning/courses/take-12-trees/

Tuesday 4th August 2020: Langford Gardening Club

Wednesday 2nd September 2020: Great Chesterford & District Garden Club (PP)

Monday 6th September 2020: Willingham Gardening Club (Trees)

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!

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