15 March 2013

Ceanothus and Medicinal Plants

Organised by:

SCI's Horticulture Group

London (Ecclestone & Royal College of Physicians)

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Synopsis

This meeting is an opportunity to see two of London's 'secret' gardens. Author Roger Phillips has been instrumental in turning the private gardens of Eccleston Square with its unique microclimate into a horticultural haven with major collections of Camelia, Ceanothus and Mimosa. Our visit is timed when the many Ceanothus should be in flower.

The Royal College of Physicians has an extensive collection of herbaceaous plants that have been used in the past and present for their medicinal properties. Garden Fellow, Henry Oakley, will talk about the history of the collection illustrated with the plants in the collection.


Programme

Event Day

Event Schedule
10:45
Assemble at Eccleston Square (North Entrance)
11:00
Tour of Gardens - Roger phillips, Horticulture writer
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Travel to Regent's Park
14:30
Tour of the medicinal garden of the Royal College of Physicians - Henry Oakley, Garden Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
16:00
End of meeting

Venue and Contact

Royal College of Physicians

Eccleston Square Gardens
Eccleston Square 
London, SW1V 1NP
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Royal College of Phsicians
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park
London, NW1 4LE
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Peter Grimbly

Tel: 01926 612981

Email: petergrimbly@btinternet.com


Fees
£5 Members, £7 non-members (excluding travel from Eccleston Square to Regent's Park). Pay on the day.

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