London plant geeks will soon have the unique opportunity to learn about the biggest, smallest, unluckiest, oldest, hungriest, rudest, shiniest, laziest plants… Come along and join me at Chelsea Physic Garden on Friday 6th July and find out just how amazing plants can be!
Join my celebration of Weird and Wacky Plants!
Share my enthusiasm and vivid imagination with a thrilling presentation of more than 70 of the MOST AMAZING plants. Experience the fun selection through video and images, thanks to some of the world’s most prominent plants-people and botanists.
Plants with superhero powers, plants that move themselves, plants that get sexy and plants that smell of weird things. There is SO MUCH to discover! Click here for a taster! There’s also free seeds for everyone on the night, and the chance to win £150 of weird and wacky plants!
Weird and Wacky Plants Tour: Chelsea Physic Garden, London
The oldest botanical garden in London, Chelsea Physic Garden is situated close the banks of the River Thames and is home to more than 5,000 medicinal, herbal, edible and very useful plants! Read more in my inside guide.
It would be fantastic to meet some of you, and you’ll get the chance to hang out with other plant geeks too. What better way could there be to spend an evening!
Chelsea Physic Garden is easily accessible from Victoria station. It’s just a leisurely 10 minute walk, and you’ll pass some lovely gardens and unique plants, thanks to that beneficial London micro-climate!
Tickets start at just £17, which includes entry to the garden, and a glass of something VERY LOVELY. You can also upgrade to a dinner ticket, with sittings for dinner being 5.45pm and 8.30pm. The talk itself is from 7pm on the evening of Friday 6th July. Reserve your place here.
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I love all these weird plants. When I was a child, I collected cacti, lithops, and fly-traps gallore, and always sought out these stands at shows. Still do,but don’t tell anyone!