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May 2015

Contemporary Green: How Do We Cultivate Our Garden?

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Free

Contemporary Green is a free to download, free to share, free to print e-book of 100 word manifestos co-authored by garden writers and enthusiasts, answering the question - How do we cultivate our garden? Please do download, write about, share with friends, laugh, cry and argue over what you read here from our wonderful writers. It is our gift to you. Contemporary Green  

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Pop-up Art Gardens – Life is sustained and enriched by plants

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Cnr Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive
Cranbourne, Victoria 3977 Australia
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Free

This autumn, as part of the UK’s Chelsea Fringe Festival, there are unique new gardens popping up at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and Cranbourne: on the Dunlop Plaza in the Melbourne Gardens and in the Promenade Plaza in the Australian Garden. These ‘art gardens’ have been created by students exploring the Gardens’ mission - that Life is sustained and enriched by plants. What sustaining and creative ideas can you find in these pop-up installations?

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‘Taking a Turn’: mental health history of hospital gardens

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Exchange Square, By Saltpoint Bar, 2 Exchange Square
London, EC2A 2EH United Kingdom
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‘Taking a Turn’ explores the mental health history of hospital gardens from 1800 to contemporary times, using historical archives as well as historical and contemporary patient narratives in a garden installation. The installation is at Exchange Square, the original site of Bedlam – Bethlem Royal hospital - the world’s oldest psychiatric hospital. ‘Taking a Turn’ brings together medicine, history and horticulture in a fresh approach about a little-known medical history. This history has become a seedbed for the contemporary movement…

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Wildflower Bee Hotel

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Turnham Green, Chiswick High Rd
London, W4 5DT United Kingdom
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Free

Wild Flag Studios in collaboration with Friends of Turnham Green have created the Wildflower Bee Hotel - a sculptural habitat for bees to be installed in Turnham Green’s Wildflower Meadows for the duration of this year’s Chelsea Fringe Festival. Working in partnership with local bee experts, this habitable art installation is intended to attract both solitary bees and bumble bees which nest above ground in stems, holes and trees. The sculpture serves to both house and protect the bees, and…

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Let’s be honest

Sat 16 May, 2015
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The Walled Nursery, Water Lane
Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 5DH United Kingdom
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Let’s work together to reduce the stigma related to veterans and mental health issues’. Continuing with our theme of our 2014 Chelsea Fringe event,’Walled Therapy’, this year we are remembering our ‘Tongswood 14’ who lost their lives from our historic estate in The Great War, whilst continuing to raise awareness and funds for our very worthy chosen charity, Gardening Leave. Gardening Leave tends to the invisible wounds of conflict by providing Horticultural Therapy for serving and ex service personnel within…

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HoneyComb Meadow: Millennium Square

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Millenium Square, Anchor Road, Harbourside
Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom
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Free

A honeycomb meadow of wildflowers, designed by River of Flowers to highlight the importance of creating bee and pollinator friendly habitats in our urban environment, will be appearing in Millennium Square for the Chelsea Fringe in Bristol. This installation of interlinking, moveable hexagonal planters is a joint collaboration with partners BeeBristol, which are project managing the event and the follow-on distribution of the wildflower hexagons in the HoneyComb Meadow to community projects around the city. The squares, gardens, parks, pavements and rooftops of any city can…

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From the Ground Up

Sat 16 May, 2015
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Jesus Green Lock, next to Chesterton Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB4 United Kingdom
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Free

From the Ground Up is a site-specific installation of ceramic flowers located on the island at Jesus Lock in Cambridge made by learning-disabled students, staff and volunteers from Cambridge charity Rowan. Visitors are invited to view the installation from the footbridge over the River Cam or on the footpath alongside the river. Each flower has been individually crafted and together, they create a meadow of coloured, textured bobbing flowers that catch the breeze creating waving patterns reflective of the water…

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Plant Fair

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Botanični vrt, Ižanska cesta 15
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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The traditional horticultural flea market has been designed for horticultural enthusiasts and plant growers. At the flea market plants will be sold and also exchanged. Event will be accompanied by several lectures in horticulture and the rest of the plant world.

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Strictly Gardening

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
The Orchards Shopping Centre, Hobsons House
Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 3QH United Kingdom
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Free

Haywards Heath’s community fun event is set for Saturday 16th May this year and promises to be the very best ever.  The theme of the day is the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and gardening expert and TV personality Charlie Dimmock will open the proceedings as well as being part of the celebrity Gardener’s Panel, chaired by Jean Griffin of BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey, for a public Question Time on all things green.  Our aim is to unite communities through…

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Practical Pharmacy: Workshop on preparing medicinal herbs

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£25.00

Get together to learn how to make a selection of home herbal remedies using fresh spring plants we can find ultra-locally in the Cemetery Park and around Tower Hamlets. With herbalist Rasheeqa Ahmad, you will gather plants and prepare them into simple oils, balms and other medicinal preparations that you can use for ailments in the home. Learn some new skills to put into practice yourselves, find out what healthful actions our native plants offer and take home your creations…

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BEST of BOST – Minibeast Motels

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Diversity Garden, King James Street
London, SE1 0RU
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Free

A free family drop-in workshop, learning how to making bug hotels, helping to support biodiversity in local green spaces.  Discover which bugs are helpful in the garden and how to identify them. Take home your own creation at the end of the session. Held in our flagship Diversity Garden. Free, all welcome.  

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Stories of Stockwell

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. Come and join local residents, gardeners and artists as we celebrate the history of our community. The festival opens with a day-long family event. There…

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Arboreata Streeta

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Stackpool Road cul de sac, Stackpool Road
Bristol, BS3 1NY United Kingdom
free

A community led art installation as part of the South bank Bristol Arts Trail - a celebration of trees in the city. Part of the South Bank Bristol Arts Trail and the Blooming Bedminster growing community festival, find out more here

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Happy Seeds Festival – Tomato Planting Extravaganza

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
St James’s, St James's, New Cross (1 block from New Cross Gate station)
London, SE14 6AD United Kingdom
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The Happy Seeds Festival - Tomato Planting Extravaganza, sponsored by Dig This Nursery and Garden Centre in New Cross, is a festival for all ages to celebrate and learn about tomato planting. Nearly 100 varieties of tomato plants will be available for sale and planting. Local school children will also be selling tomato seedlings grown at their school gardens. Tomato gardening experts and helpers will be available to share gardening tips. Wooden planting boxes for the tomatoes will be built…

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Vermicomposting on the balcony

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am BST
Špica, Špica, Gruberjevo nabrežje, Ljubljana
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

A follow-up from our last year's popular workshop on urban vermicomposting, this workshop will show you how anyone can make a vermicomposter that fits in their tiny balcony or kitchen on a wallet-friendly budget.

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Discover the Poetry Path at King Henry’s Walk Garden

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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King Henry’s Walk Garden, 17-27 King Henry's Walk
London, Islington N1 4NX United Kingdom
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We're looking at how poetry has been inspired by nature.  As you walk round our award winning garden (three times London's best community garden in London in Bloom) you will see how the abundance of flowers, fruit, vegetables, insects and trees has inspired poets old and new.

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Artigianato e Palazzo

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm BST
Giardino Corsini, Via della Scala 115
Florence, Firenze 500123 Italy
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€8,00

The 21st edition of ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO, an exhibition created to promote the high quality of the Made in Italy in arts and crafts, will be held from Thursday May 14 to Sunday May 17 in the Giardino Corsini of Florence. The organizers have selected about 80 artisans from all over Italy and from abroad. Over the course of four days, from 10 am to 9 pm, the artisans will give live demonstrations of their fascinating techniques, and will realize…

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Dig, Eat and Dye

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wilton Estate Community Garden, Greenwood Road
London, E8 1BD United Kingdom
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Free

A family fun day to celebrate the expansion of the WETRA (Wilton Estate Tenants & Residents Ass.) Garden and to showcase what can be achieved in a small inner city housing estate. Community growing plots, next to wildflower meadow, with allotment beds, herb garden and individual gardens. There will be fun activities to include Natural Dyeing, Grow A Ball of String with Cordwainers Grow, food from Morningside Cafe, Drum circle, Bouncy Castle with HDCS and many more activities as well…

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Are You Coming to Strawberry Fayre?

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston School (entrance via Connor Street), Rutland Road
Hackney, E9 7JS United Kingdom
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Come and visit our award winning school garden. Open for just one day. Take a walk round the orchard, enjoy a strawberry cream tea or a glass of Pimms. Say hello to the chickens and make a mini scarecrow to take home. Strawberry plants for sale.  

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Missing Words

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST
Jesus Green Lock Cambridge, Jesus Green Lock, Chesterton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 3BD United Kingdom
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Is this a sad sign of the times? The Oxford Junior Dictionary (OJD) has cut around 50 nature and countryside related words and replaced them with words about computers and the internet. There is widespread uproar about this from the likes of authors Michael Morpurgo, Margaret Atwood, Andrew Motion and Robert Macfarlane. They wrote to the Oxford University Press stating: “We recognise the need to introduce new words and to make room for them and do not intend to comment in detail…

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Wildlife Gardening Workshop

Sat 16 May, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
London, E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Free

This wildlife workshop, led by Froglife, will offer an in-depth discussion, tips and practical skills, on how to make urban gardens and parks attractive for all sorts of wildlife, especially amphibians and reptiles. The increasing fragmentation and degradation of habitat available for wildlife in London has led to a reduction in our Capital’s biodiversity. Gardens and parks provide a much needed way for reptiles and amphibians and other wildlife to move around, and they also help to link up habitats.…

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International Fascination of Plants Day at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sun 17 May, 2015
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

What's in a Name? Have you ever wondered how and why plants are named? The Linnaean Society of London is coming to the Botanic Garden to explain how plants are classified and named. Students from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol will be on hand to discuss what makes up plant names and explain about all the exciting research in the plant sciences. Join us to find out how all life on earth depends on plants.…

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Bicycle ride among trees

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Via Washington Milan, 20146 Italy + Google Map
Free

Learning how to recognize tree species is one of the ways to increase citizens’ attachment to the green heritage of their own city. The project consists in a bicycle ride through Milan streets and parks aimed at identifying Milan “important” trees. During the whole festival, several big trees will be equipped with temporary labels provided with QR codes, connected to botanical identification cards. The ride starts in Piazza Sant’Ambrogio and ends in Parco Sempione. Agronomist dr. Francesca Oggionni will be leading the ride. Booking required (chelseafringemilan2015@gmail.com).…

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Wild Food Guided Walk

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Free

Join Ken, Cemetery Park Manager, for a guided walk of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. You will be able to discover the beauty of seasonal, wild produce and discuss recipe ideas. As we walk, we will nibble leaves, berries and roots, collect wild leaves for you to take home, and we’ll infuse plants in hot water to produce wild tea. Free. No need to book, just turn up on the day.

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Fete, Felting and Film

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm BST
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
Various

The South London Botanical Institute will be holding a Fete showing off some of its rarer specimens from the herbarium and the library as well as opening the historical house and botanical garden, with our Garden Café serving teas and botanical ice creams, you also have a chance to see our beautiful new wallpaper designed by a young local artist based on our herbarium and garden plants.  Books, plants and seeds for sale.   Free Women of the Cloth will be holding…

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Hahahopscotch Gets Giggly and Greenfingered at the Brunel Museum Garden

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Brunel Museum Roof Garden, Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe
London, London SE16 4LF United Kingdom
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£5

It’s time for some Rotherhithe gardening fun, as Hahahopscotch brings very special Brunel-themed gardening fun to the Brunel Museum. It’s a chance to plant some seeds, get a teeny bit muddy, and take home your very own gardening project. And along the way we will have a giggle too! As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Hahahopscotch will be running Giggly & Greenfingered children's gardening activities at the Brunel Museum, to coincide with the Midnight Apothecary’s pop-up cocktail bar on…

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‘Taking a Turn’: public talks – mental health history of hospital gardens

Sun 17 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun 24 May, 2015

Exchange Square, By Saltpoint Bar, 2 Exchange Square
London, EC2A 2EH United Kingdom
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Free

'Taking a Turn' - two public talks are being held by the 'Taking a Turn': mental health history of hospital gardens team.  Three specialists will present research into the themes of mental health hospital gardens over time, mental health patient experiences of the outdoors, and the design of the garden installation for the Chelsea Fringe.  Speakers are: Dr Clare Hickman, landscape historian at Kings College London Steph Eastoe, social historian doctorate researcher at Birkbeck College London Rebecca Smith, independent gardening…

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Social Therapeutic Horticulture in Practice

Mon 18 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Thrive Battersea, Chelsea Gate
Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ United Kingdom
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Free

Thrive uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. This therapy is known as social and therapeutic horticulture - the process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, and communication and thinking skills. At 12.30 on the weekdays of the event we will be holding a talk on the latest developments in social and horticultural therapy and the ways in…

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Preserved nature

Mon 18 May, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm BST
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Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Corso Venezia 55
Milan, 20121 Italy
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Free

A guided tour led by Dr. Mami Azuma to the herbaria and the xiloteca preserved in the museum warehouse. The herbarium, dated back to 1969 (when the donation of Piazzoli Perroli’s herbarium occurred), contains tracheophytes from Lombardy, Italy, Europe, Brazil, spontaneous and cultivated, besides collections of seaweeds, fungi, lichens, bryophytes, fruits and seeds. Over 30.000 dehydrated pieces are preserved. The warehouses also preserve the interesting xiloteca “R. Cormio”, acquired in 1973. It is constituted of wood tablets, illustrated wood, "Libretti di Monza"…

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‘Floristry Talk’

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Church Lane
Doddington, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
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£6.00

Jen Stuart Smith of 'Blooming Green' will talk about growing flowers for picking with tips for making the most of cut flowers.

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Oasis outdoor cinema night

Wed 20 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed 3 June, 2015

Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. In a rare evening opening, we are holding two outdoor cinema nights. Films will be confirmed closer to the date. This idyllic setting, of pond…

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Gli Agrumi dell’Orto

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Catania, Via Etnea 397,
Catania, Sicily, 95125 Italy
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Free

Mostra di Acquerelli botanici di Simonetta Occhipinti Simonetta Occhipinti, pittrice, acquerellista botanica ed appassionata di piante, frequenta da tempo l’Orto Botanico "Dei Semplici" per ritrarre dal vero le varietà più rare e particolari dell’antica collezione di agrumi della famiglia De’ Medici. In concomitanza della festa per la riapertura dell’Orto, Simonetta esporrà i suoi acquerelli nella limonaia del Giardino. La manifestazione di riapertura, in collaborazione con Adipa Firenze, durerà l’intera giornata e l’ingresso è gratuito. Botanical watercolours exhibition Simonetta Occhipinti, botanical painter…

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Spunta il seme – The seed peeps out

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm BST
Orto Botanico di Firenze, Via Pier Antonio Micheli n°3
Firenze, Firenze 50121 Italy
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£25

Spunta il seme dal fiore alla terra, dalla nascita alla germinazione: la vita di un seme in tre appuntamenti curati da A.Di.P.A Firenze e Maestri di Giardino nel giorno della riapertura al pubblico dell’Orto Botanico di Firenze. Una passeggiata di raccolta semi, un laboratorio di trasformazione, conservazione e semina con un piccolo mercato di piante e una tavola rotonda tenuta da Elisa Tomat e Valerio Gallerati dal titolo ‘Semi d’erba, semi d’albero’.  Al termine, una merenda offerta dai soci A.Di.P.A.…

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Greenhouse Creativity: An Afternoon as a Designer…

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
LA SERRA MK TEXTILE ATELIER, Via Salvestrina 1
Florence, Florence 50129 Italy
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Inside Palazzo Pandolfini in Florence, is an old greenhouse that has been transformed into a textile designer Studio. Events organizer Tamara Pasquinucci proposes an encounter inside this spacious old building under a contemporary theme. This is an event for children who want to become designers for a day, giving them a chance to work in a completely new environment that bonds the idea of man/nature, space/environment. A workshop of textiles, colours, plants, leaves and an abundance of freedom of expression…

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Blendscape: new visions

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Milano Green Point, Via Paolo Frisi 3
Milan, 20129 Italy
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Free

A series of innovative meetings devoted to the theme “Nutrirsi di paesaggio” (i.e. “Tasting the landscape”), the topic of the next IFLA world congress in Turin (18-23 May 2016). “Beginning from landscape: landscape feeding gardens” is the first conference whose aim is to represent a new way of looking at the city and its surroundings as if they were a big garden waiting to be cultivated and looked after. Therefore, not only does urban farming have the role of limiting…

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Climbing the Walls – How to Grow Your Own Living Wall

Thu 21 May, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, 116 Piccadilly
London, W1J 7BJ United Kingdom
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£20

Meet Daniel Bell, the man behind the impressive 22 metre high living wall at The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments on Piccadilly.  Join Daniel for botanically inspired cocktails and canapés, followed by a fun and informative hands-on session showing you how to grow your very own living wall.

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Bees visit the museum too

Fri 22 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri 5 June, 2015

Muzej sodobne umetnosti Metelkova (+MSUM), Maistrova 3
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Did you know that the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (+ MSUM) also maintains a museum garden? We use it to grow buckwheat to attract the bees. Just like our artists use their art to raise awareness about environmental, biological and social issues, we use our museum garden to call for a more harmonic coexistence of man and nature. On this visit, we will read some stories about bees in our environment, and then create some special works of art…

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Bat Walk

Fri 22 May, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£3.00

Learn about these fascinating creatures of the night sky. Ken, Cemetery Park Manager (and bat enthusiast!), will guide you through the park to look out for our furry friends. We supply bat detectors to help you identify the species that are swooping around and to listen to them ‘chattering’ as they hunt for food. Please bring a torch with you if you can and remember to wrap up warm. Open to all.

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Woven Willow Bee Workshop

Sat 23 May, 2015
Bristol 2015 Lab Space, Units 5-6, 1 Canon's Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Artist Sarah Jayne Edwards will help you to weave your own mini bee from sustainable willow.

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Summer Shrub and Tree ID

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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£15.00

We will explore the Cemetery Park, looking at a wide range of trees and shrubs and learning how to recognize them during summer. We will look at features such a leaves, fruit, flowers and bark which can be used to identify the more common species. Who should attend? This course will be suitable for those wishing to improve their tree identification skills, but anyone with an interest is welcome.

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BEST of BOST – Dry Stone Wall Workshops

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Crossbones Garden, Redcross Way
London, Se1 1TA United Kingdom
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Free

This is a rare opportunity in the heart of London. Come along and learn the ancient landscaping technique of dry stone walling, while helping to build a brand new public garden. Taught by expert John Holt of the London School of Dry Stone Walling, you will learn the basic principles of how to choose, shape and lay stones, working as a group to create unique raised-beds which will later be planted up. The workshops take place on the historic site of Crossbones Graveyard, which the Friends of…

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Squash Neighbourhood

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Knjižnica reči, Belokranjska ulica 6
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Join the neighbours in the Savsko Naselje district to plant squash on the lawn in front of their Library of Things. We will start with a communal breakfast and end with a tea party. All gardening enthusiasts are welcome, no experience required. The coordinator of the near-by community garden will join us to share her experience and answer any gardening questions.

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Bee Aware

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Turner Contemporary Art Gallery, Rendevous
Margate, CT9 1HG United Kingdom
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A humourous angle to a serious problem.  How do we save our pollinators, especially the Bumble Bee?  All plants in this garden are bee friendly and hopefully will offer inspiration, if not a wry grin!

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Oasis garden trail

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until Sat 6 June, 2015

Oasis Nature Garden, Larkhall Lane (corner with Studley Rd)
London, SW4 6SP United Kingdom
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Oasis is one of London’s longest-standing and best-loved examples of horticultural people power. Residents began transforming a patch of derelict land in 1973. Now there are three separate spaces enriching the lives of local children; an adventure playground, a go-kart track and the original nature garden, which plays host to our Stories of Stockwell Festival. Come and follow our garden trails, through this secret paradise amid the concrete. See how the pond and veg patch, woods and meadow have inspired…

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Rosemary Shampoo Making

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Caravanserai, 100-116 Silvertown Way
London, Newham E16 1EA United Kingdom
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£2.50

Sat May 23, 11am-1pm Come and join us and learn how to make your very own shampoo from rosemary.  Without chemicals this shampoo cleans your hair and leaves you feeling great.  We’ll be going through the whole process and equipping you with the knowledge to make more at home.   You’ll also leave with a sample to take home to try out. We're at the 'Caravanserai' in Canning Town, 100-116 Silvertown Way, E16 1EA

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Natura Morta

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
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On Sunday 11am - 7pm
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Natura Morta -  Saturday 23 May, 11am-11pm - Sunday 24 May, 11am-7pm Artist Erola Arcalís presents for the first time Natura Morta in a temporary installation that will take place in Dalston Eastern Curve Garden on the weekend of 23 and 24 May. Taking plants as the main subject of interest, her practice makes use of the photographic still life language. Yet, the very idea of this language is questioned by capturing the botanical subjects while they are still alive.…

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Dalston Flower Show for Children

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Fri 29 May, 2015

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Dalston Flower Show for Children  - Saturday 23 & Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 May The annual 'Dalston Flower Show for Children' is back for our three week Chelsea Fringe programme.  It starts with a special afternoon of activities on Saturday, followed by four afternoons for half-term. Remember, we don't take bookings in advance, so do come early to make sure you get a place! Botanical Bags & Bunting - Saturday 23 May, 1-5pm Textile artists Yemi Awosile and Emamoke…

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The Making of a Modern Park

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Wells Way Pop Up, The Old Library, 39 Wells Way
London, SE5 OPX United Kingdom
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Free

The story of the post-war creation of Burgess Park, told by some of the prime instigators. Come and join in the conversation with Joyce Bellamy, Dave Sadler and Robert Hadfield. The chat will be illustrated with images, maps, brochures and newsletters showing the development of the park from its WWII bomb site beginnings through the multi-million pound 2010 make-over to the present day. There’ll be light refreshments from the on-site cafe. This is a free Friends of Burgess Park Heritage Event (donations gratefully received).…

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Japanese knotweed – foe to friend

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat 6 June, 2015

Fužinski grad, Pot na Fužine 2
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

A team of sustainable designers, architects and permaculture practitioners invites to a series of community work campaigns. We will accrue Japanese knotweed, an invasive plant that is uncontrollably spreading to our doorstep. How can we prevent its growth and how can we put it to good use? We can make knotweed paper, knotweed dye and knotweed dishes. Bring along some tools, gloves and protective clothes. Registration is required – contact info@re-generacija.si

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Identification and preparation for a tasting dinner of native plants

Sat 23 May, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Casa Marchioni, vicolo N. Sauro 5
Corte de' Cortesi (CR) , 26020 Italy
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€18

Identification of botanical plants that are found in the surrounding countryside, explanation of the processes of preparation and cooking and a final dinner of dishes prepared with wild plants, accompanied by ancient music. Riconoscimento botanico di erbe spontanee che si trovano nella campagna limitrofa, spiegazione dei procedimenti di preparazione e cottura e cena finale di piatti preparati con le piante spontanee accompagnata con musica antica Facebook

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Willow Suncatcher Workshop

Sun 24 May, 2015
Bristol 2015 Lab Space, Units 5-6, 1 Canon's Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Free

Be inspired by the beauty of nature, weave a willow leaf suncatcher decorated with leaves, flowers and seeds.

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Grow your own salads

Sun 24 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
£20

There is nothing better than the fresh crispy taste of home grown summer salads harvested just at the right time. If you would like to learn how to grow your own salads to eat this summer the come along to Vauxhall City Farm's Grow your own Salads workshop. Price includes refreshments, plants to take home and grow and a resource pack to help you get growing.

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Matiteverdi meets children for a green experience

Sun 24 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Casa Marchioni, vicolo N. Sauro 5
Corte de' Cortesi (CR) , 26020 Italy
Free

E' un incontro con i bambini delle elementari per la realizzazione di aiuole pubbliche a bassa manutenzione in accordo con l'Amministrazione comunale Matiteverdi meets children from a primary school in a rural town to create with them a small public green area with plants and flowers which need low maintenance. Facebook

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A Festival of ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

A Festival of 'Bees, Butterflies and Blooms' on 16 & 17 May, launches four weekends of activities celebrating herbs, flowers and gardening in the heart of the city. Later highlights include miniature gardening,  Summer head-dresses  with the 'Flower Appreciation Society', and a 'Herbal Health Bar' with remedies, tea blends and the occasional botanical cocktail! More information Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

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Knit a community

Mon 25 May, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Druga violina, Stari Trg 21
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Instead of donating money, we will get together and donate our time during which we will knit and crochet various items that will then be donated to the Ljubljana Safe House. We will also crochet a Granny blanket which we will sell at a public auction and use the proceeds to organize a summer festival for children. Everyone is welcome, no experience needed, we will teach and learn from each other. Equipment and yarn will be provided.

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Give Me Shelter: Half Term Activities

Tue 26 May, 2015
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10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm
Geffrye Museum, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Free

Explore different types of shelters in the past and present day, including garden homes in celebration of Chelsea Fringe. Make nest hats, Victorian paper dolls, animal homes and more. Activities are suitable for 2-16 year olds. 10.30am-12.30pm and 2-4pm Activities are free, workshop places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before activities take place. All children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult  

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Creating a friendly library garden

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
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Rock Road Library, 69 Rock Road
Cambridge , CB1 7UG United Kingdom
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Gardens can be friendly to people, plants, wildlife but also to ideas and creativity. Come, during library opening hours, to see displays of what local schoolchildren consider ‘makes a library friendly’, as part of a City Council funded collaboration between Friends of Rock Road Library, social enterprise Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination, Morley Memorial Primary School, and County Council Library Services. Their ideas will inspire Debbie Hall, a willow artist, and Papworth OWL students and staff to create ‘friendly’ willow structures…

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Polyculture Meets Multiculture

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Ferantov vrt, Gregorčičeva ulica
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

Students of Translation will organize games in the park behind the faculty building that will test your knowledge of gardening terminology, vegetable, flowers and birds in English, German, French and Italian. There will be prizes for best players. Apart from a rich vocabulary, bring along a home-made dessert if you can.

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Launch of plant eco-benches in London and Jerusalem

Tue 26 May, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC), Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road
Golders Green, London , NW11 7SX United Kingdom
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Built out of recycled materials, the bench’s growing section contains plants raised from seeds supplied by the Botanical Gardens in Jerusalem. You will have the opportunity to learn from experts how to build and adapt the bench to your own gardening needs and enjoy a question-and-answer session alongside afternoon tea in NW London.   If you can't join us for the launch on 26 May between 1.00 and 3.00pm, you can see the bench between 10.00am-1.00pm  on 27 & 28 May and…

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The Magic Beanstalk Bike

Wed 27 May, 2015
Around Cambridge City Centre Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

On Wednesday 27th May keep a look out in the centre of Cambridge for Cambridge University Botanic Garden's Community Gardening Cargo Bike, which (for Chelsea Fringe) is being transformed into 'The Magic Beanstalk Bike' and accompanied by Jack, his mother, the farmer and hopefully the cow (if we haven't swapped her for some beans by the time you find us). Stop and say hello, get some bean growing advice from Jack and his supporting cast of beanstalk characters, and collect…

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Launch of plant eco-benches in London and Jerusalem

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu 4 June, 2015

London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC), Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road
Golders Green, London , NW11 7SX United Kingdom
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Built out of recycled materials, the bench’s growing section contains plants raised from seeds supplied by the Botanical Gardens in Jerusalem. You will have the opportunity to learn from experts how to build and adapt the bench to your own gardening needs and enjoy a question-and-answer session alongside afternoon tea in NW London.   If you can't join us for the launch on 26 May between 1.00 and 3.00pm, you can see the bench between 10.00am-1.00pm  on 27 & 28 May and…

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Bee Wheelin’ Garden

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
Bristol Bike Project, 7 City Road
Bristol , BS2 8TN United Kingdom
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Free

To complement the urban bee foraging garden in its wheel-shaped planter, which the Bristol Bike Project created last year in collaboration with partners River of Flowers, the Bristol Bike Project is hosting a free two-day workshop (27th and 30th May) to create a mobile, multifunctional and practical ‘green’ seating, eating and planting structure using reclaimed timber, spare bicycle parts and wild plants! The workshop, run by Tammy Crawford-Rolt, aims to connect with the community and draw people into the space…

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‘Growing and Caring for Sweet Peas’ a Talk

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place Gardens
Nr Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
£6.00

A talk by Philip Johnson - of Johnson's Sweet Peas

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Grow your own edible garden!

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
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Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
Vauxhall, London SE115HS United Kingdom

Vauxhall City Farm show you how to grow some tasty treats such as herbs, salads and edible flowers in even the smallest of space such as a windowsill or balcony. Learn what you can grow, how to look after it and plant some seeds to take home with you. Suitable for the whole family. Entry to the farm is free but suggested donations may apply to activities.

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Seeds for cooks at Borough Market

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
London, SE1 1TL United Kingdom
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Borough Market’s gardener Veronica Perez Diaz and regular demonstration chef and allotmenteer, Celia Brooks host a special workshop in the Market Hall on planting and tending edible crops in an urban environment, with tips on transforming your harvest into delicious healthy dishes for all the family. Under Veronica’s expert guidance give your kitchen garden a kick start with a selection of free ethically produced herb and vegetable seeds to take home and plant up. Then, when Celia takes over in…

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Student community garden “Mestni log” grand opening

Wed 27 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Študentski skupnostni vrt Mestni log, Cesta v Mestni log 70
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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This garden is a result of student initiative, who felt the need to build a community and create a green environment. The opening will be followed up by a student picnic and pallet furniture & hammock creative workshops.

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Piet Oudolf’s gardens: lecture

Thu 28 May, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Scuola civica Arte & Messaggio, Via Giusti 42
Milan, 20154 Italy
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Free

A lecture held by Claudia Zanfi and supported by some of Alberto Callari’s images and dedicated to one of the main contemporary landscape designers and planting designer of the renowned New York High Line and the original garden in Chicago Millenium Park. Piet Oudolf has had a fundamental influence on the renewal of the concept of the urban garden. As the promoter of the methods “New Perennial” and “New Wave Painting”, he introduced perennials and oat grass and played with a…

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Power (tools) to women

Thu 28 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Onkraj gradbišča, Resljeva cesta
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

More and more women use power tools and take on home repairs by themselves. At this workshop we will learn how to safely use stereotypically masculinepower tools (drill, saw, axe) to create with some garden furniture (stool, bench, chair). The workshop is designed for women. The number of participants is limited, registration is required - contact prostoroz@gmail.com.

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Conversations at the farmhouse

Thu 28 May, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
Cascina Cuccagna, Via Cuccagna 2/4
Milan, 20153 Italy
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Free

A cycle of lectures open to the public will be held in various farmhouses and will focus on themes such as landscape and agriculture, proposing deep analysis of specific topics and guided tours of flavours in order to understand the relationship  ‘cultivation/culture’ between high-quality food and landscape. “Milano città rurale” (i.e. “Milan, rural city”) is the first conference aiming at taking stock of the creation of new alliances between the city and the countryside.

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Tutto sulle aromatiche! – All about Aromatic Herbs!

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Fri 5 June, 2015

Associazione Culturale Radici Quadrate, Piazzale Donatello, 29
Firenze, Italy 50132 Italy
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Mostra di Aromatiche provenienti da attività di agricoltura sociale in carcere: riconoscimento ed usi alimentari. presso la sede dell’Associazione Radici Quadrate, Piazzale Donatello 29, Firenze. 29 maggio 2015 dalle 10,00 alle 19,00 5 giugno 2015 dalle 10,00 alle 19,00 L’Associazione Radici Quadrate apre le porte per due intere giornate a tutti gli appassionati di piante! Presso il giardino dell’Associazione si svolgerà una mostra di piante aromatiche biologiche coltivate dai detenuti del Carcere Mario Gozzini di Firenze. Ogni ora gli amici…

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Cross Pollination at the Fringe

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
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Shed Studio, Garden, 29 Dynevor Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN49HP United Kingdom
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We are three recent/current garden artists in residence based in Kent - Anne Kelly was artist in residence at Sussex Prairies Garden in 2014, Rosie MacCurrach was at Great Dixter garden in 2014 and Louise Pettifer is the current artist in residence at Sissinghurst Castle Garden. We are displaying our work in drawing, painting, printmaking and textiles at the Shed Studio and organising garden art and craft activities and demonstrations alongside the event.

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portable orchard

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm BST
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Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, UK SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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An orchard on wheels!

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the Garden of Disorientation Volume 2

Fri 29 May, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
The Greenhouse, Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, SW9 8PW United Kingdom
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the garden of disorientation is back ! An amaryllis explosion! A gloriously colourful celebration of the opening of Pop Brixton. Sponsored by Designers Guild.

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4 P’s in our Garden

Sat 30 May, 2015
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Drum Castle Gardens, Drumoak, Banchory
Aberdeen, AB31 5EY United Kingdom
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Garden Photography competition- winners weekend Poetry inspired by the garden & a poetry wishing tree Planting a Bag for Life as a doorstep herb garden People focussed walks and workshops More information about workshops, competitions, times and tickets  here on Facebook - Drum Castle and Garden

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Bee Drawing workshop in Burgess Park

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
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Free

Learn about the bumblebees in your park and garden in this one day drawing workshop. The workshop will cover topics such as; An introduction to common bumblebee species Observing common species in the gardens and experiment with rapid sketching An outline of bee anatomy and the opportunity to see bees under a microscope Learn about Bee behaviour on plants so bees look natural in your drawings Learn basic drawing techniques for drawing bees This workshop is suitable for anyone interested…

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The Nine Elms Horticultural Spa and Apothecary Experience by Loop.pH

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun 7 June, 2015

RIVERSIDE GARDENS, NINE ELMS LANE, VAUXHALL LONDON SW8 2DU United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

(30th May - 7th June, weekends, 12:00 - 8:00pm) A restorative public space with a temporary architectural structure that is part greenhouse and part pneumatic bubble. It reinvigorates and celebrates the Thames River Path, inviting people into an ephemeral and futuristic tea ceremony. Once inside your tea is served through clouds of fragrant medicinal fog consumed through breathing and absorbed into the skin. Hope to see you on the riverside - check the nine elms website soon for details of special events and…

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Il cuore dei Boschetti | The garden in the heart

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
I Boschetti, Piazza Citterio
Monza, 20900 Italy
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Free

Lo spazio pubblico quando è vissuto e partecipato acquista un valore in più e un costo in meno per l’amministrazione. Se il cittadino è fatto partecipe di un luogo, ne avrà più cura e rispetto: questa è la prima forma di educazione civica e ambientale. In questo spirito l’associazione “andiamo ai boschetti”, vorrebbe collegarsi alla manifestazione europea Chelsea Fringe con una giornata dedicata ai Boschetti. In questa giornata, grazie alla collaborazione di numerose realtà legate al mondo del sociale e della cultura…

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Aspire to inspire: local food growers

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
Dijaški dom Tabor, Vidovdanska 7
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

This event celebrates local food and sheds light on why it is important for our health and the environment, the possibilities for food production at home, and ways to connect local food producers and consumers as a business model as well as a philosophy. Programme: 10 inspirational speakers 6 good practices A premiere of a documentary on local food Local food exhibition Entry for all visitors is free, but due to limited space we would like you to  book in…

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Bee Wheelin’ Garden

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm BST
Bristol Bike Project, 7 City Road
Bristol , BS2 8TN United Kingdom
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Free

To complement the urban bee foraging garden in its wheel-shaped planter, which the Bristol Bike Project created last year in collaboration with partners River of Flowers, the Bristol Bike Project is hosting a free two-day workshop (27th and 30th May) to create a mobile, multifunctional and practical ‘green’ seating, eating and planting structure using reclaimed timber, spare bicycle parts and wild plants! The workshop, run by Tammy Crawford-Rolt, aims to connect with the community and draw people into the space…

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Paper pot maker workshop

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Caravanserai, 100-116 Silvertown Way
London, London E16 1EA United Kingdom
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£2.50

30 May, 11am - 1pm Come and make your own paper pot maker out of recycled wood, an essential for any gardener. A paper pot maker allows you to make your own small free pots out of newspaper, they reduce root disturbance as the pot is put straight into the soil. You can buy them online, they cost £15 or you could come and make one for £2.50. We’ll also be using some ready made potters to make some pots…

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Copeland PARK – a tarmac playground

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
The NINES – Copeland Industrial Park, Copeland Park, 133 Rye Lane/133 Copeland road
london, se15 3sn United Kingdom
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Free

Copeland yard is an industrial park turned creative corner in Peckham. For one day only it becomes a car-free tarmac playground, hosting free activities, classes, a market and a pedal powered cinema screening of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom!!!  

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Horticultural Hackney Walk

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm BST
Geffrye Museum, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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Free

Explore Hoxton's horticultural past and present led by local historian Margaret Willes from the Hackney Society. Follow in the footsteps of gardeners and nurserymen to trace the horticultural history of Shoreditch and Hoxton from the Tudor period to the present. The tour is free but places must be booked in advance, please visit here, or e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk  

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the Garden of Disorientation Volume 2

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
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The Greenhouse, Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, SW9 8PW United Kingdom
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Free

An amaryllis explosion! A gloriously colourful celebration of the opening of Pop Brixton. Sponsored by Designers Guild.

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Nagoya Environment University:Eco-seminar “Hirahira-nihon”

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm BST
Crystal garden、 Flarie , 〒460-0011,Flarie,4-4-1Ohsu,Naka-ku,Nagoya、Aichi,Japan
Nagoya, Aichi-Prefecture 〒460-0011 Japan
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Nagoya Environment University:"Hirahira-nihon" is a supporting event of the 32nd National Urban greening Aichi Fair that takes place in Autumn 2015, spreading ideas from the Chelsea Fringe. We are also participating in the real Chelsea Fringe, together with London and the World.  "Hirahira-nihon"  will experiment with many urban greening events. Event Location "Flarie" is, at Midtown of Nagoya, many volunteers have been active in the maintenance of the flowers and greenery.

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Herbal Health Bar Weekend at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Free

Step into a herbal haven on the last weekend of May with the launch of a ‘Herbal Health Bar’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden with East London’s ‘Gone Wild Herbs’ collective. Hackney Artist Steph Wehowski will be transforming the Garden’s wooden greenhouse into an apothecary style setting of fresh herbs, dried specimens, botanical drawings and herbal illustrations by artist Sophie Mason. Herbalists Sarah Gray and Rasheeqa Ahmad will be available throughout the weekend to discuss herbs and health, and…

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L’Orto di Olmo Passeggiata, piante e letture in un angolo della campagna toscana – Olmo’s Garden Walk, plants and readings in a corner of Tuscan countryside

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
Meet at Piazzale Kennedy, Scandicci
Florence, 50018 Italy
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Free

L'Orto di Olmo è un piccolo e quasi  introvabile giardino nelle colline a sud di Firenze, presso Scandicci. Solo guidati dal suo appassionato curatore, Alessandro Vergari, riuscirete ad arrivarci con una breve passeggiata a piedi, tra letture prese dal suo libro “Con le mani nella terra”, pubblicato da Terre di Mezzo, riconoscimenti di piante e una visita delle semplici curiosità di questo particolare orto.  Il ritrovo della passeggiata è alle 15.00 in Piazzale Kennedy a Scandicci, raggiungibile facilmente anche con…

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The man who planted trees

Sat 30 May, 2015 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm BST
Laboratorio LabArca, Via Marco d’Oggiono 1
Milan, 20123 Italy
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€10

A parable about the relationship man-nature, an exemplary story telling how “men could be as effective as God in domains other than destruction” (J.G.) “The man who planted trees” is a play by Plantago Associazione Culturale, who, through their theatrical point of view, follow Giono’s short story: notes of a journey across the Lower Alps in Provence; the meeting with Elzèard Bouffier; the story of his life between two world wars, up until his death. It actually becomes an oral speech, an…

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Food for free

Sun 31 May, 2015
Stoke Park estate Bristol, meeting cameron centre lockleaze off romney avenue bs7
bristol , bs7 United Kingdom
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Free

A great opportunity to join wild foodie enthusiast and multi award winning conservation educator Steve England at the historic Stoke Park estate in Bristol. On this event Steve will be taking us around the estate looking at different habitats collecting edible wild plants. Steve will also show you the cunning but poisonous plants that live amongst the edibles, we will then go to the woodland campsite and make a tasty salad treat from what we have collected whilst sat around…

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forest

Sun 31 May, 2015
Nagatsuru pond, Aichi University of the Arts, 1-114 Yazako Sagamine
Nagakute-city, Aichi-ken 480-1194 Japan
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At Forest, we exploit the ground of Aichi University of the Arts to engage in various activities. For example, we invite people from neighborhood communities to grow vegetables with natural farming method and cook and taste the harvest together. We also organize observations of rare flora and fauna, workshops to experience nature, art and performance events utilizing natural plants, etc.

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Walk On The Wild Side at Gunnersbury

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm BST
Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane
London, London W3 8LQ United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrate our wildlife and natural environment with a fun, family-friendly and free day out! A great chance to explore West London's 'hidden gem' and see Gunnersbury Park in a new light... Activities include: performances, live music and workshops from Morris troupe The Belles of London City, create an installation for our Nature Trail with local arts group A.P.P.L.E and nature-themed storytelling from our resident Green Man! All free – no advance booking. All activities will take place on the lawn…

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Crops in Pots

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street
London, Southwark SE11 5HS United Kingdom
£28

Love to garden and grow your own food but haven't got much space? Then come along to our adult workshop, Crops in Pots and let us show you how much tasty food you can grow in even a small space. Price includes sandwiches on arrival, refreshments during the course, plants to take and grow at home and a resource pack to help you look after your home grown food.

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Urban Wild Plant Safari: Bankside

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Free

Take an informative ramble through the backstreets and narrow ways of Bankside, SE1 and along the South Embankment in the River of Flowers Central London, in search of overlooked and neglected urban herbs, which hide in plain sight.  You can find a hayfever remedy, a plant to stop the flow of a bleeding cut and one that even lowers blood pressure! Learn how to identify these with medical herbalist Marcos Patchett, who practices at Neals Yard, Covent Garden and Middlesex…

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Bicycle ride among trees

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Meet behind the Duomo, Via dell’Arcivescovado
Milan, 20121 Italy
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Free

Learning how to recognize tree species is one of the ways to increase citizens’ attachment to the green heritage of their own city. The project consists in a bicycle ride through Milan streets and parks aimed at identifying Milan “important” trees. During the whole festival, several big trees will be equipped with temporary labels provided with QR codes, connected to botanical identification cards. The rides starts behind the Duomo, Via dell’Arcivescovado, and ends in Piazza Repubblica. When in Giardini pubblici “Indro…

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Photography in the Garden: Quick Start Guide

Sun 31 May, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£10

This short, informal course is aimed at anyone who desires to take better pictures by gaining a clear understanding of some of the core concepts of photography. Perhaps you recently bought a ‘proper’ camera and would like to get beyond the point and shoot mode. Maybe you enjoy photographing a particular subject matter but aren’t sure what type of lens is best. If you’d like to know your f-stop from your ISO, or your focal length from your focus point,…

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June 2015

Herb Garden under the Treetops

Mon 1 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm BST
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Vodnikova domačija, Vodnikova cesta 65
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Free

During the Chelsea Fringe Festival, the Library under the Treetops will be planting its very own herb garden in front of our new home, the Vodnik Manor House. We will use the herbs for teas to complement our reading sessions. Join us to enjoy the smell of mint and sage, leaf through a gardening manual, or just to enjoy the green oasis in the middle of the city.

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Oh Beehive !

Mon 1 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Also 3 - 7 June - Closed on 2nd June
Sussex Prairie Garden, Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road,
Near Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT United Kingdom
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£6

Oh Beehive ! Feel the buzz and make a bee line for Sussex Prairies this first week of June when we shall be celebrating our love of bees ! Pollenicious baby ! Austin Flowers will be creating a buzz in the largest beehive in Sussex and you can follow the bee trail of bee factoids to the Queen Honey Cake Tower   ! We shall also be joined by local beekeepers and a local blacksmith and green woodworker making bee related…

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Burgess Park gets a Fringe with London Wildlife Trust

Tue 2 June, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Burgess Park, Tennis Club, Camberwell Road entrance
London, SE5 7JZ United Kingdom
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During Chelsea Fringe, a series of walks and talks will focus on wildlife in the park, the industrial and social heritage of Burgess Park and the Surrey Canal, and the diverse Gardens of Burgess Park – from floral to food. On Tuesday June 2nd, London Wildlife Trust will guide a walk through the wildlife areas in the park, highlighting the diversity of park life and the importance of conservation. This evening walk is suitable for all ages. Discover who’s flying…

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Southville Garden Club Talk

Tue 2 June, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
St Pauls Church, Coronation Road
Bristol, BS3 1NY United Kingdom
£3.50

This month's talk will be led by Martin from 'Go Foraging' he will be giving an insight into free food and how much is available, provided you know what you are looking for and take care over what you eat. This meeting is open to all, non-members £3.50. Free to Southville Gardening Club members (membership is £25 per year). Part of the Blooming Bedminster growing community festival, find out more

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Talk on ‘Plants for Difficult Places’

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am BST
Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington Place Gardens
Nr Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0BB United Kingdom
£6.00

Talk by Quentin Stark, Head Gardener at www.holepark.com on 'Plants for Difficult Places'.

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Oh Beehive !

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
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Also 1st June - Closed on 2nd June
Sussex Prairie Garden, Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road,
Near Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9AT United Kingdom
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£6

Oh Beehive ! Feel the buzz and make a bee line for Sussex Prairies this first week of June when we shall be celebrating our love of bees ! Pollenicious baby ! Austin Flowers will be creating a buzz in the largest beehive in Sussex and you can follow the bee trail of bee factoids to the Queen Honey Cake Tower   ! We shall also be joined by local beekeepers and a local blacksmith and green woodworker making bee related…

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Il Labitintorto / The ‘Labirintorto’

Wed 3 June, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Villa Bardini, Costa San Giorgio, 2
firenze, fi 50124 Italy
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Un orto in forma di labirinto tutto da scoprire nell’oliveta più bella di Firenze! L'orto e' concepito come un orto fiorito contemporaneo con graminacee e fioriture estive insieme a carciofi, classiche coltivazioni di ortaggi toscani come cavoli, zucchini, zucche insalate, agli, cipolle e pomodori. Il labirintorto di Villa Bardini, che ha scopi ornamentali, didattici, e pratici verrà aperto per la visita guidata gratuita che racconterà la sua storia attraverso un workshop dedicato e la proiezione di uno slide-show. Appuntamento giovedì…

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A Festival of ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Thu 4 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm BST
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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A Festival of 'Bees, Butterflies and Blooms' on 16 & 17 May, launches four weekends of activities celebrating herbs, flowers and gardening in the heart of the city. Later highlights include miniature gardening,  Summer head-dresses  with the 'Flower Appreciation Society', and a 'Herbal Health Bar' with remedies, tea blends and the occasional botanical cocktail! More information Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

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Nurseries in Italy. Projects in the world

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm BST
Museo civico di Storia Naturale, Corso Venezia 55
Milan, 20121 Italy
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“Nurseries in Italy. Projects in the world. Quality public green areas thanks to Italian plants” is the title of the national conference which aims at appraising the strong contribution of Italian nurseries, in terms of planning and productive experience, in the creation of green areas in the main cities all over the world, thus contributing to the renewal of whole districts through landscape transformation plans making use of plants grown in Italy. Landscape designers’ needs and big nurseries’ offers will…

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Cressingham Rain Gardens Opening Celebration

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Cressingham Gardens, entrance from Tulse Hill nearest to Esso garage, Cressingham Gardens
London, SW2 2PS United Kingdom
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Celebrate the completion of the Cressingham rain gardens – a community led project to construct the biggest rain garden in Lambeth, created in partnership with London Wildlife Trust. Learn what makes a rain garden different to a pond, see the journey of creating a rain garden and raise a cup of tea and slice of cake to this exciting project. Plus, make a seed bomb to liven up your own urban patch, help to sow wildflower seed between the rain gardens and…

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FLOWER POWER: workshop about the creation of mixed borders

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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Palazzo Moroni, Via Porta Dipinta 12
Bergamo, Bergamo 24129 Italy
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As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival satellite Bergamo, Rosanna Castrini proposes a workshop dedicated to the creation of a mixed border with perennials in the beautiful terraced garden of Palazzo Moroni, in Bergamo - ITALY. The keywords that describe and characterize this project are: promotion, collaboration, education, sharing. Enhancement of architectonic and landscape existing resources; collaboration among the various professionals involved (because it would not be possible without the cooperation and enthusiasm among guests, coordinators, designers, manufacturers, gardeners); education…

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‘Taking a Turn’: closing party – mental health history of hospital gardens

Fri 5 June, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Exchange Square, By Saltpoint Bar, 2 Exchange Square
London, EC2A 2EH United Kingdom
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We are holding a closing party and plant give-away from our garden installation on Friday 5th June 6-9pm at Saltpoint Bar, 2 Exchange Square, London EC2A 2EH.  Be ready to party and bring a plastic bag or two to take away plants after 8.30pm.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Windmill Hill City Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 4:00 pm BST
Windmill Hill City Farm, Philip Street, Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 4EA United Kingdom
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Experience farming in the heart of the city. Activities: All day Saturday – garden-based activities for families.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: St Werburghs City Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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St Werburghs City Farm, Watercress Road, St Werburghs
Bristol, BS2 9YJ United Kingdom
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A green oasis in the heart of Bristol that connects people to food, the environment and the local community. Activities: Explore the Farm, meet the animals and explore our growing spaces with our discovery trail. Farm produce and plants for sale and delicious food featuring local produce available in the café.

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Terrace – courtyard, playground, meeting point 2015

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
Ruski car, Glinškova ploščad
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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Welcome to our third annual neighborhood day where we will show you the basics of urban beekeeping and demonstrate how to take care of the bees and extract the honey. We will also construct a community beehive. At the fair you will be able to buy local products from the nearby urban farmers. Local farmers will donate seeds and seedlings of bee-friendly plants, and invite you to plant them on your urban lawns, gardens and balconies.

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The SPAB’s Shadow Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 37 Spital Square
London , E1 6DY United Kingdom
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The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings’ Shadow Garden For the second year the SPAB’s courtyard garden will be taking part in the Chelsea Fringe. An oasis in bustling Spitalfields, our charming shaded courtyard will be open to visitors on Saturday 6 June. The SPAB headquarters at No 37 Spital Square was built in 1740, when the silk trade was at its peak. On the day you can learn more about the gardening ‘crazes’ of the 1740s, 1840s and…

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Urban beekeeping open day

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am BST
Onkraj gradbišča, Resljeva cesta
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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At a demonstration of urban beekeeping you can learn all about urban beekeeping and honey pouring. You will also be able to taste the honey produced on the community garden "Onkraj gradbišča" (Beyond the construction site).

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Golden Hill Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Golden Hill Community Garden, Entrance through the allotment gates at the bottom of Monk Rd
Bristol, BS7 8NE United Kingdom
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Come and see our beautiful and productive garden and the gorgeous Bishopston Bale House – our new straw bale eco house. Our garden is packed packed with innovation – wall built out of recycled tetra paks; the Tower of Power solar pump providing recycled water to over 200 allotment plots and an edible forest. Wheelchair accessible including toilet, disabled parking available on request. Activities: Cakes and plants for sale. Tours, chats, and pond dipping. Plus a chance to get your hands…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Woodcroft Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Woodcroft Community Orchard, Behind Woodcroft Road (access lane opposite 97 Birchwood Road), St Anne’s
B, BS4 United Kingdom
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A community run project on land at Woodcroft Road Allotments. We have planted over 50 fruit trees and a range of soft fruits. Access via a resurfaced track from Birchwood Road or a lovely walk through Nightingale Valley. We will have shelter and refreshments available. Activities: Free workshop on fruit tree care with orchard expert ‘the Apple Doctor’ who has over 40 years of experience. We will be discussing our wildflower experiments and giving away seeds to visitors. We’ll also be…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: University of Bristol Botanic Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm BST
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University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Rd, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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£4.50

The Botanic Garden offers a wide range of vocational and leisure courses aimed at all levels of experience. In addition to our highly popular vegetable growing and gardening courses, we are an approved centre for the Royal Horticultural Society courses and qualifications. Activities: Sunday only – guided tours of the garden 11am and 2.30pm. Refreshments. Plants for sale. Admission charge: Adults £4.50. Free to Friends, University staff & students, & children under 1

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Tyntesfield Walled Kitchen Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 6:00 pm BST
Tyntesfield, Wraxall, North Somerset
Bristol, BS48 1NX United Kingdom
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Beautiful Victorian walled garden, with flower garden, glasshouses and restored Orangery. See a wide range of vegetables and fruit, including trained apple, peach, nectarine and fig trees. See 21st century sustainability on a Victorian estate. Activities: Guided tours available of the garden and glass houses. Variety of produce on sale. Free entry for one with Get Growing Garden Trail programme and for National Trust members. Admission charge: Adults £9.45, children £4.75

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Get Growing Garden Trail: St George Park Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
St George Park, Church Road, St George BS5 7AA Garden situated on the old bandstand, between the tennis courts and the lake.
Bristol, BS5 7AA United Kingdom
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Community veg garden set up in 2012 with the help of Avon Organic Group and Friends of St George Park. Run entirely by volunteers, we grow fruit and vegetables in four raised beds, giving local people the opportunity to try gardening and enjoy eating the produce. The garden is a wonderful addition to an already beautiful Victorian park. Activities: On our Get Growing Day we will have fun activities for children, a plant and produce sale, free seeds. Toilet available…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Lawrence Weston Community Farm, Saltmarsh Drive
Bristol, BS11 0NJ United Kingdom
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We are particularly interested in combating social exclusion and providing a safe, supportive environment where people can flourish and contribute positively to their community. Volunteers get involved in all aspects of farm work, gardening, conservation, traditional woodland crafts, orchard work and more. The farm organises forest school courses, groups, willow weaving and other craft workshops, and many children’s events. See website for events, newsletter sign-up, membership information, and how to find us. Activities: Teas/coffees and cakes for sale · Farm produce…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Incredible Edible Bristol

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Castle Park, Alongside cycle path between park and river, Castle Park
Bristol, BS1 5TA United Kingdom
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Access is available at all times to all Incredible Edible Bristol plots, but volunteers will be on site at the times listed. Incredible Edible Bristol invite you to come and harvest anything that’s ready for picking! Castle Park  Alongside cycle path between park and river, Castle Park BS1 5TA 2–5pm Saturday People will be able to talk about Incredible Edible and what’s going on and where, as well as how to get involved. Edible Fishponds Outside the Co-op on Straits…

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Centrair Dragon Welcomeflower

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Airport Airport Cord:NGO)Centrair(Central Japan International, 〒479-0881 1-1 Centrair,Tokoname-City,Aich,Japan
Tokoname, Aichi-Prefecture 〒479-0881  Japan
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Welcome to Centrair (Central Japan International Airport). The flower bed, dressed in “The Dragon”, measuring 100 metres in length (Longer than Nazca Line) and with continuous blooms, welcomes all the people of the world. "The Dragon of Centrair" finishes the spring flower bed during Chelsea Fringe period and does the seeding for autumn flower bed. The flower bed is also a message of the welcomes to a visitor to "the National Urban Greening Aichi Fair (being held this Autumn at…

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Squat and Swap Challenge

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Telovadni klub Plamen, Vojkova 58
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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One of the most healthy and natural positions for the human body - but unfortunately also the most neglected - squat! As a part of the challenge will be the following: a crop / seeds / seedlings / useful tips swap, a Berliner Hocker construction workshop for beginners (a very handy DIY piece of furniture) and several open workout classes for all levels of fitness, which will include the basics of proper squatting. Having difficulty squatting? Let's work on it,…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: GREENS Community Market Garden (HHEAG)

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm BST
GREENS Community Market Garden (HHEAG), Molesworth Allotments, Molesworth Drive (between house nos 79 & 81), Withywood
Bristol, BS13 9BJ United Kingdom
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GREENS grow fresh fruit and vegetables with the help of volunteers at two community allotment sites. The produce is used in nutrition and cooking courses, and is also sold to local people, at low cost, through our Food For All Co-operative. Activities: Meet the growers and take a tour of the garden & orchard (including the compost loo). Buy some plants or produce. Snacks and cream teas on sale, plus healthy food tasters made by our volunteers using our produce.…

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Blooming Gardens

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Walmer Castle & Gardens, Kingsdown Road
Deal, Kent Kent, CT14 7LJ United Kingdom

Take a step through the garden gate at Walmer Castle as the borders come to life for the summer. With something for families, kids and keen gardeners alike, this weekend explores the wonders of the Great British garden. In connection with the 2015 Chelsea Fringe, come and see Walmer’s gardens and take part in the garden talks and tours from our experts. Find something different from the plant traders’ stalls for your own pots or borders. Taste local produce and…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Bramble Farm Community Smallholding

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Bramble Farm Community Smallholding, From Redcatch Road, enter Stockwood Crescent and we are midpoint around the crescent.
Bristol, BS4 1AW United Kingdom
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We are a community group growing vegetables and raising animals for produce to feed our families high quality, high welfare, locally produced, fresh food. Activities: Meet the farm animals. Pet’s Corner. Seed sowing in newspaper pots. Plant and produce sales. Children’s activities. BBQ and refreshments. Cake sale. Members on hand to give urban smallholding advice.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Easton Community Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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Easton Community Garden, Gordon Road, Easton/Whitehall. Access lane is between Nos. 58 & 60
Bristol, BS5 7DR United Kingdom
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Our kitchen garden is a haven of peace where we grow veg, fruit and flowers collectively. We are open every Thursday and gardeners share the harvest at the end of the day. The site was designed on Permaculture principles and has thrived since 2001. There is a cob-built rain shelter, compost loo, ponds and places to rest and gaze. Activities: Tours of the garden showing ‘no-dig’ cultivation, comfrey beds, composting, water harvesting and outdoor stove. Refreshments, plants, seedlings and comfrey juice…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Upper Horfield Community Garden Club

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Upper Horfield Community Garden Club, Behind Eden Church, Eden Grove, Horfield
Bristol, BS7 0PQ United Kingdom
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The Club was formed when residents converted a disused basketball court into a community growing space with polytunnels, raised beds, community beds, a wild area and fruit garden. Our aim is to produce vegetables and plants at prices local people and visitors can afford. Activities: Celebrate Horfield Festival. Herbs, vegetables and flowers for sale. Drinks and cakes.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: The Trinity Garden

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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Trinity Centre, Trinity Road
Bristol, BS2 0NW United Kingdom
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A thriving, community space in a predominantly urban area near the city centre. Growing area, cob house, polytunnel and play area. We are open all year round. Our community days are the last Sunday of the month, when everybody is welcome to get stuck into some gardening and share a meal, as much as possible sourced from the garden. Our other projects include forest schools, foraging walks and herbal workshops. Come and meet us to find out more!

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Lets Grow!  Community Allotment

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Lets Grow!  Community Allotment, Plot 1a, Springfield Allotments, Andover Road, Knowle
Bristol, BS4 1AJ United Kingdom
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Let’s Grow! Is the KWHA community allotment project which is part of the ELM group of Knowle West food growers. We produce veg on the allotment and use digital media to support collaboration and to share the story with the local community. Produce is used in our Community Kitchen or sold back to the community. Activities: See the chickens, wildlife pond, and bee friendly planting. We have vegetables and home (allotment)-made food for sale.

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Community brunch

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Savsko naselje – igrišče na Šerkovi, Šerkova ulica
Ljubljana, 1000 Slovenia
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We'll start with community garden goodies brunch, build a herb spiral and take some care to the garden beds. BOB GETO ft. Tobalko Vila girls will join us to share some herbal medicine knowledge.

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Summer Fair in Tower Hamlets

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
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Fun for all An annual celebration of woodland crafts and local heritage Try your hand at some traditional woodland crafts such as basket weaving, take a rickshaw ride, have your face painted, learn more about the history of the area, indulge in the tea and cake stall run by the East End WI ...and much more A free event Watch us on the BBC!

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Feed Bristol

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Feed Bristol, 181 Frenchay Park Rd (on the corner with Stoke Lane), Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1HB United Kingdom
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Feed Bristol is Avon Wildlife Trust’s 5 acre community project, growing organic food in a wildlife friendly way to support education, health and well-being and social enterprise. We support groups with different needs and running training sessions throughout the year. Top up your garden from our wildflower nursery. Activities: Explore how nature helps us grow; sample delights from our ‘herbal and delicious’ café; sensational seasonal BBQ and live music. FREE fun activities for all the family.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sustainable Westbury-on-Trym

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
47 Abbey Road, Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol, BS9 3QN United Kingdom
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Helping local residents produce 2,000 tomato, brassica, bean, squash, herbs, pumpkin and other plants for distribution in WoT. The aim is to show those people who would not normally grow any of their own food that it is possible. Activities: Tomato, bean, squash and pumpkin and other plants for sale (at cost price) for planting outside and in greenhouses, plus advice on how to grow them. Various seeds suitable for late sowing also available. Wormeries to look at and learn about…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Sims Hill Shared Harvest

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Feed Bristol, Stoke Lane, Frenchay
Bristol, United Kingdom
Free

We will have a stall at Feed Bristol 12–4pm on Saturday, so come find us there amidst all the fun and festivities. Activities: Sims Hill grower Martin Campodonic will lead a tour of the Sims Hill growing land on the Feed Bristol site and also to our original growing site across the motorway and just off Stoke Lane, which contains our polytunnels bursting with fresh salad crops and our newly naturally built packing shed. Come join us!

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Wildflower Bee Hotel – Bee The Change

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BST
Turnham Green, Chiswick High Rd
London, W4 5DT United Kingdom
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Wild Flag Studios and Friends of Turnham Green are delighted to invite you to Bee The Change, a fun-filled series of bee related activities for the whole family, at Turnham Green in Chiswick on Saturday June 6th. Bee The Change is a gathering centered around the Wildflower Bee Hotel, a sculptural habitat for bees made out of natural materials and exhibited in Turnham Green’s Wildflower Meadows for the duration of this year’s Chelsea Fringe Festival. Come to Bee The Change…

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Bosley Patch open garden and community art event for children, inspired by Matisse

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Bosley Patch, Swiss Farm
Henley on Thames, OXON RG9 2HZ United Kingdom
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Bosley Patch is a family run market garden embedded in the local community, providing vegetables, fruit and flowers for families and chefs. On the 6th June we will open for the first time to host a fantastic floral art project, inspired by the artist Matisse. Sponsored by Jaargo web design, this 3d artwork will be built by the children over the afternoon while the adults can take a garden tour, listen to talks, enjoy some music, and generally enjoy an…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Horfield Organic Community  Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Horfield Organic Community Orchard, Walk down lane beside 22 Kings Drive
Bristol, BS7 8JP United Kingdom
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A pioneering, member-managed orchard, inspiring fruit growing as a way to grow community, wellbeing, and local sustainable food. Activities: Home Orchard Plot – see plans for our new back garden orchard project. Orchard Roots Bristol exhibition. Learn the stories of heritage apples. Find out how a community group transformed this marginal land into a beautiful and fruitful urban oasis. Homemade cakes, refreshments, produce and plants for sale.

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Culpepers Herbal Remedy

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Geffrye Museum, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road
London, Greater London E2 8EA United Kingdom
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£13 – £16

Join Margaret Willes for a fascinating talk about herbalist, botanist and radical apothecary Nicholas Culpeper, then create your own historic remedies and natural cosmetics. As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival and Huguenots of Spitalfields Festival Tickets must be booked in advance, please visit here, or e-mail bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Redland Green Allotments  including orchard section

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Redland Green Allotments  including orchard section, Next to Redland Green Farm, Redland
Bristol, BS6 7HF United Kingdom
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Allotment holders growing fruit and vegetables on individual plots and in deep beds in our communal orchard. Clothing advice as for Metford Road (see separate entry). Activities: Refreshments and advice.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Patchwork Community Gardening Group Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Patchwork Community Gardening Group Community Orchard, Upper Sydney Street (behind the Tesco on North Street), Bedminster
Bristol, BS3 1HZ United Kingdom
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The Patchwork Community Gardening Group is a group of local residents who are working to tidy up neglected patches of land around Bedminster and Southville, with the aim of making our neighbourhood more attractive to residents and wildlife. In 2011 the group started a community orchard and herb garden. Activities: Make a bee hotel. Cakes and refreshments on sale, or bring your own picnic to eat in the orchard.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Hengrove and Whitchurch Community Orchard

Sat 6 June, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Meet outside the Cartwheel Pub, Oatlands Avenue
Bristol, BS14 ORS United Kingdom
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A Future Perfect public art commission. Artist David Thorpe in consultation with local residents has designed an Orchard to provide abundant fruit for the community and a place of beauty. Join the Producer and Friends of Hengrove and Whitchurch Community Orchard to hear more about our plans for planting the Orchard in November, and Sharing the Harvest – a series of workshops to learn traditional skills such as basketry, jam making and horticulture. Activities: Apple cake and juice provided.

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The use of wild plants in ornamental gardens

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Castello di Padernello, Castello di Padernello, via Cavour
Padernello fraz. di Borgo S. Giacomo, 25022 Italy
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Botanical presentation of the main plants used in ornamental gardening showing sustainable contemporary examples of innovative achievements. We will also show and identify the different species and varieties in the areas outside the castle, and there is a collection of plant specimens grown in pots. Presentazione botanica delle principali erbe spontanee ed ornamentali utilizzabili nel giardinaggio sostenibile contemporaneo con esempi di realizzazioni innovative e riconoscimento delle diverse specie e varietà attraverso la presentazione, nelle aree esterne del castello, di una…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Tynings Field Community Group

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Tynings Field, Woodwell Road, Shirehampton
Bristol, BS11 9UG United Kingdom
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Tynings Field Woodwell Road an oasis behind the Portway BS11 off Horseshoe Bend footpath and SSI. If you are looking to grow veg in Bristol, here is where! as we seek volunteer members Activities: Join in the digging, planting, poultry, orchard, bees, honey, food and refreshment. Disabled toilet available on request.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Elm Tree Farm

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Elm Tree Farm, Park Road, Stapleton
Bristol, BS16 1AA United Kingdom
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We are a 12.5 acre site where we train adults with learning difficulties in horticulture and animal care. We produce a wide variety of fruit, veg and plants which we sell to the public. Activities: Come and join us for our Open Day – we are having a BBQ and cakes, you can meet the animals (pigs, lambs, chickens, ponies) and there will be plenty of games for the children. Demonstrations throughout the day and plants/produce for sale.

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Gardens Family Festival

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road
London, SE23 3PQ United Kingdom
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Join us for a day of family events and quirky workshops inspired by the Horniman Gardens: listen to live performances by the London Vegetable Orchestra, go on a tour of the Horniman Gardens sundials, enjoy some garden storytelling, or learn how to create a seed bomb, a carrot recorder or how to make your own miniature garden.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Fishponds Community Orchard

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Fishponds Community Orchard, On the large allotment site off Thingwall Park, Fishponds, Plot 180. Entrance is via allotment gates.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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The orchard is in a lovely spot alongside the 70 acres of green space of Eastville Park and the Frome Valley. Established in 2005, it is managed organically and has some old and rare local varieties of fruit trees, soft fruit and a willow dome. Activities: Hear about developing and running a Community Orchard, its produce and cider making. Refreshments and local produce. Transport: 47, 48, 49 buses to Chipping Sodbury/Emersons Green. Bath/Bristol cycle path (exit Alcove Rd).

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Totterdown Sprouting

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST
The orchard at the bottom of Park Street, Totterdown
Bristol, BS4 3BJ United Kingdom
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A group in Totterdown growing edible food in public places. We have a small Community Orchard at the bottom of Park Street with fruit trees and bushes and a small raised vegetable bed, with also a ‘bug hotel’ to encourage wildlife. Additionally we grow herbs in raised beds in Oxford Street. Access through out the weekend or join us on Sunday for our street party by the Orchard. Information on activities and work parties on the Tresa website. Suggestions and…

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Stoke Lane Community Garden

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Stoke Lane Community  Garden, Stoke Lane, Westbury on Trym
Bristol, BS9 3RW United Kingdom
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A shared green space that is maintained and enjoyed by the local community. It provides a habitat for wildlife, especially birds and insects; improves the natural environment for local residents and visitors to the area; and is a productive sustainable growing space for community projects and local school visits. Activities: Gardening tips, cookery demonstrations, plant sales, face painting, allotment tours, music and refreshments.

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Get Growing Garden Trail: Metford Road Community Orchard

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Metford Road Community Orchard, Metford Road Allotments, Metford Road (entrance by no 37), Redland
Bristol, BS6 7LA United Kingdom
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Small organic orchard based on permaculture principles growing apples, plums, pears, medlars, quinces, gages, grapes, figs, a few nuts and a multitude of different berries and currants. Herb garden and chutney vegetable plot. Site is on a steep slope (sturdy shoes required) with a stream at the bottom and numerous ponds, and is teeming with wildlife in the summer. Compost loo and custom built gazebo-style oak shelter. Activities: Guided tours, tea and biscuits/cakes, produce and plant sales.

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‘Botanical Sun-Printing’ at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

Sun 7 June, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Discover 'camera-less' photographic printing techniques with Dalston resident and artist photographer Heather McDonough in this Garden workshop for adults. 'Sun-printing' is inspired by the birth of photography and photographers Fox Talbot and Anna Atkins, who made some of their earliest images using flowers and plants. You will learn how to produce cyanotype prints and discover how to make wonderful compositions from wildflowers and grasses found in the Eastern Curve, using this intriguing process. Heather has been a professional photographer for twenty years, making work…

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May 2016

The Potting Shed

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 22 May, 2016

Town House, 5 Fournier Street
London , E1 6QE United Kingdom
£10

Town House is offering botanical-themed clay workshops in the courtyard gallery to celebrate the joy of early summer flowers. Members of the public are invited to join ceramic artists Fliff Carr and Matilda Moreton making unique floral decorated plates, but numbers are limited so booking is required. With inspiration from a collection of 18th century botanical prints, which will be in the gallery of Townhouse Spitalfields and using flowers and leaves from selected plants, you will learn how to create impressions in…

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Pop Up Gardens

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra
Melbourne, Victoria 3141 Australia
Free

As part of Melbourne's participation in the Chelsea Fringe Festival, School Students will create "Art Gardens" to be installed in Pop Up Garden Crates exploring the mission of the Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria "Life is sustained and enriched by plants"

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Common Thread – A Knitted Landscape

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Stoke Newington Library, Stoke Newington Church Street
London, N16 0JS United Kingdom

Stoke Newington Common Users Group (SNUG) is a collection of residents who have brought a badly neglected open space back into the heart of our community. Over the years we have fund-raised for a playground, planted thousands of bulbs, held fun days, film nights and other community activities.  An active part of SNUG is our knitting group - Common Thread. In 2014 Hackney Museum mounted an exhibition on the theme of community and Common Thread decided to make a 3D…

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The Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Millenium Square, Anchor Road, Harbourside
Bristol, BS1 5DB United Kingdom
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What makes a five-star Bee Hotel? Like any great hotel, it’s about prime location, the best interiors and the finest food. The hippest residents of the Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel will be the cavity nesting, solitary bees looking for a place to check in during springtime. Having an adjoining restaurant of bee-friendly native wildflowers is an attraction because these gentle bees prefer not to forage too far. The Grand Bristol Honeycomb Bee Hotel, a hexagonal interlinking system of bee hotels,…

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PopFarm

Sat 21 May, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Pop Brixton, 53 Brixton Station Road
London, UK SW9 8PQ United Kingdom
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Explore an innovative community garden in the heart of Brixton. PopFarm aims to make gardening more accessible to local people through free educational activities. Please visit our unique community garden which has ornamental and edible areas, under cover and outdoors. And feel free join us for any of the free training sessions running during the Chelsea Fringe, on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10-1. On Saturdays we always make sure there is something to take home for you to continue growing at home.…

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Brixton Living Wall

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

F Mondays, 112 Brixton Hill
London, SW2 1AH United Kingdom
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Brixton Living Wall was made from salvaged and recycled materials and planted as a solution to greening a derelict back yard space in Brixton on a low budget. The garden is part of F Mondays cafe on Brixton Hill and was designed by Grand Designs Live Garden Designer of the Year 2015, Marc O'Neill. Marc has used a combination of native and non native plants, some are from Great Dixter where he is a long term volunteer, and others from…

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Flower Up School 2016 across Fukuoka Public Hall

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am JST
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Across Fukuoka Public Hall, 1-1-1, Tenjin, Cyuou-ku
Hukuoka, Fukuoka 810-0001   Japan
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The Wish of Flower Up School The sun always follows children Children enjoy smiling  Flowers are fluttering and dancing    by Mrs Midori Kodama

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Plants and People: Dyeing Workshop

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
£45.00

Plants and People: Dyeing Workshop Saturday 21 May, 10am - 3.30pm As part of this years Chelsea Fringe, we are inviting people to explore our new 'Plants and People' trail at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The trail explores the relationships between plants and people. Every day, plants play a fundamental role in our lives, and it is sometimes easy to forget their importance. Plants feed us, clothe us, clean us, protect us, cure us, transport and entertain us. Join us…

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See Summer arrive on the Floating Ballast Seed Garden

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
Castle Park, Castle Park
Bristol, Bristol & Bath BS1 3XB United Kingdom
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SATURDAY 21 May 2016 10 to 5.00 Join us in Castle Park to view volunteers from the University of Bristol Botanic Garden in their annual planting of the Floating Ballast Seed Garden. Seeds of Change is the overall title of an on-going ballast seed garden project with Brazilian artist, Maria Thereza Alves. When ships came into port in Bristol, they were weighed down with ballast (earth, sand, rocks, etc) which they dumped onto the river banks. In this ballast were…

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Willow Weaving Workshop – Creative Hanging Baskets

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Stoke Lodge Adult Learning, Shirehampton Road
Bristol, Bristol BS9 1BN United Kingdom
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£48.00

A fresh approach to hanging baskets, create a beautiful hanging basket out of willow and fill with wildlife friendly plants.  

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Florilegium – a gathering of flowers

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Sat 11 June, 2016

Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS United Kingdom
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An uplifting exhibition combining art and artifact in partnership with RHS Wisley Herbarium celebrating the beauty and variety of flowers found in a typical English Country Garden.  Stunning specimens from the Herbarium include a wallflower pressed by John Henslow who was Charles Darwin's tutor.  Artists exhibiting include award winning botanical illustrator Gaynor Dickeson, photographer and digital photography advocate for Sony UK, Celia Henderson and textiles artist Gill Denyer.  Among other items on display is a ball gown covered with dried,…

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Flower Nation: Invaders, Migrants and Weeds in the British Garden

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 10:45 am - 4:15 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun 29 May, 2016

University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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This exhibition is a response to this theme by Howard Sooley, the photographer and film-maker, who first depicted gardens in iconic images of the garden of his friend Derek Jarman at Dungeness. He has included personal references such as the plane trees which criss-cross the sky outside his studio in London Fields, and cites as a favourite book ‘The Englishman’s Flora’ by Geoffrey Grigson (1955). 2016 is Visit England’s ‘Year of the English Garden’ and ever since the age of…

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The molecular cube: a hidden garden

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Sun 12 June, 2016

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, 13 Dalston Lane, Hackney
London, E8 3DF United Kingdom
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Drs Eva Galante and Christian Capelli present a surprising “molecular” garden which combines art and science. Discover how Nature repeats similar forms from succulent plants to salts, viruses and cells. Look through microscope lenses and enter the microscopic and macroscopic world at the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden. This artwork explores the hidden resemblances between what is visible, such as the appearance of succulent plants, and what we cannot see with the naked eye, such as the crystal structures of salts,…

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Floating Garden in Burgess Park

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
Free

Join Artists at Art in the Park to make a floating garden on the lake in Burgess Park. You can contribute to a large flower or make a small flower to add to the garden in the Art in the Park studio on Saturday 21st May. The floating garden will be launched on the lake on Sunday 22nd May between 11am - 2pm. Suitable for: All ages. Materials will be provided.

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What’s the Buzz

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Lauriston/Victoria Park Road roundabout, Lauriston Road
Hackney, London E97JN United Kingdom
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Want to know which flowers bees love best? Pop down to Lauriston School's award winning vegetable garden for a range of art, craft and gardening workshops inspired by bees and other pollinators. The workshops will be running all day alongside plants sales, cream teas and Pimms. Make a nest, learn about compost, talk to the chickens or take a break in the orchard. Be part of the collective mentality and immerse yourself in this small but highly productive school garden. Twitter

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Pratolino e il sogno di un Principe alchimista

Sat 21 May, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm CEST
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One event on Sat 28 May, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Associazione Archeosofica II Sezione di Firenze, via Metastasio 3 rosso
Firenze, 50124 Italy
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Il Granduca Francesco I de’ Medici, profondo conoscitore di ermetismo ed alchimia, ideò, nella Villa di Pratolino, un parco fuori del comune, in cui rigogliosità, musicalità e bellezza non avevano eguali e in cui ogni presenza vegetale e animale veniva scelta per il simbolismo che esprimeva. Tanto che verso la fine
 del 1500, la Villa era considerata l’ “ottava 
meraviglia” e meta agognata di filosofi, scienziati,
letterati ed artisti. Costanza Riva, studiosa e ricercatrice di Antiche Tradizioni che si dedica da…

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Ecological Garden Adventure for Children

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until Sun 5 June, 2016

Floral Garden Yosami, 〒448-0812 1-2,Ishiyama,Takasu-cho,
Kariya, Aichi 〒448-0812 Japan
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We are the ‘ Yosami Jardin Club ’  a group of volunteers who grow our own seedlings. We introduce attractive and enjoyable designs for our gardens are understandably inexpensive or free. This event is a trial fun for the main event which will take place in our Garden Marche on June 5th. We will have 4 types garden adventure. 1. Paper Pot Sunflowers - Children will make their own newspaper plant pots and plant a sunflower seed. 2. Seed bombs…

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hirahiranihon-fukuoka* Flower Up School at Ghihaya Kids Flower Market

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm JST
Open Space with Raw of Trees, 4,Chihaya,Higashi-ku,
Fukuoka, Fukuoka 813-0044 Japan
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Once a month they open flower market in the open space

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Floating Garden in Burgess Park

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Art in the Park, Chumleigh Gardens, Chumleigh Street
London, SE5 0RJ United Kingdom
Free

LAUNCH DAY Join Artists at Art in the Park to make a floating garden on the lake in Burgess Park. You can contribute to a large flower or make a small flower to add to the garden in the Art in the Park studio on Saturday 21st May. The floating garden will be launched on the lake on Sunday 22nd May between 11am-2pm. Suitable for: All ages. Materials will be provided.

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Plants and People: Folklore

Sun 22 May, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm BST
Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove
Mile End, London E3 4PX United Kingdom
Free

Plants & People: Folklore Sunday 22 May | 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free event, but booking essential  As part of this years Chelsea Fringe, we are inviting people to explore our new 'Plants and People' trail at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The trail explores the relationships between plants and people. Every day, plants play a fundamental role in our lives, and it is sometimes easy to forget their importance. Plants feed us, clothe us, clean us, protect us, cure us, transport…

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