London’s Secret Garden

Book now for the last of our Thursday Supper Talks this year including ‘Reduced to Almost Nothing’  with Museum of London Curator Meriel Jeater and A Christmas Carol – an evening with Carol Klein!

Details of our ever popular Christmas Fair can be found here.

 

Book now for the last of our Thursday Supper Talks this year including ‘Reduced to Almost Nothing’  with Museum of London Curator Meriel Jeater and A Christmas Carol – an evening with Carol Klein!

Details of our ever popular Christmas Fair can be found here.

 

Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673, as the Apothecaries’ Garden, with the purpose of training apprentices in the identification and use of medicinal plants. The location was chosen due to its proximity to the River Thames. This allowed the Apothecaries to moor their barge, collect plants in the surrounding areas and take advantage of the…

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Sep28

Ayurveda in daily life

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Ayurveda is know as the mother of all healing systems and orginates from a 5,000 year old philosophical text known as the Atharvaveda. This day will introduce both therapists and interested individuals to the principles and practice of Ayurveda.' With Angela Hope-Murray Angela has been in practice for over 40 years,  she lectures all over…

Sep29

Advanced plant identification

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

The next step on from the Plant Identification for Beginner Course looks in greater depth at plant families, their key characteristics and means of identifying them. The course includes lectures/presentation, an identification walkabout and a practical. With Nick Bailey, Head Gardener

Sep30

Leaf inspired jewellery

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

This beginner's class is for anyone who is new to working with metal clay and would like to spend an exciting day experimenting and learning new techniques to make a beautiful leaf pendant from one of the plants growing at Chelsea Physic Garden. With Liz Pearson

Latest news

  • The Mystery of the Chelsea Mulberry

    27th July 2016

    On Sunday the Telegraph published an article on their website all about mulberry trees which mentioned that saplings propagated from the James I specimen which once stood in the Garden are still available to schools and non-profit groups. So we were intrigued to discover more about the history of the mulberry trees in the Garden. We…

  • In Conversation with Horticultural Volunteer Fred Stratford

    15th July 2016

    Fred has been a volunteer at the Garden for the last 8 months, and he will leaving for an exciting new opportunity at the end of August. We had a chat with Fred to find out a little more about why he wanted to volunteer at Chelsea Physic Garden, and what he will take away from his…