Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in London and houses around 5,000 different medicinal, herbal, edible, and useful plants. Read more
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Medicinal plants have been grown at the Garden since the 17th century, we continue this tradition today with displays of over 400 medicinal species used globally in the past, present and potentially the future.
Our Foster and Pearson glasshouses are over a hundred years old. Glasshouses have a long tradition at the Garden, they've allowed many a gardener to cultivate exotic species for over 300 years.
For those missing the Garden we've been out and about with our digital camera to bring you some immersive 360 degree images.
The judges have made their decisions in the Kids 5 to 9, Kids 10 to 15, Professional and General categories.
In line with the Government's rules on lockdown, Chelsea Physic Garden had to close its gates for 67 days during the Covid-19 pandemic. The impacts of lost visitors, a closed café and shop, and cancelled events has hit us hard at what is one of our busiest times. We value your support and with it, we can keep the Garden growing.
Join us for an intriguing day of soap and candle making. Learn more about these traditional crafts and the natural ingredients used. Enjoy experimenting with a choice of fragrances to make your own special soap and candle. For ages: 12+ Read more
Learn about the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. Read more
In this fascinating workshop, you'll learn how to make your own watercolour paints with plants, and use them to make expressive and colourful botanical paintings. Read more