Secret Gardener: Kirsty Wark in conversation with James Alexander-Sinclair

We are honoured to welcome novelist, broadcaster and Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark to the Garden as our "Secret Gardener" Read more

Tree Identification Seminar: Leaves

Identify trees more easily and get to know more about special specimens within the Garden, beginning in the classroom with a practical session studying leaves and other details of trees followed by a tree walk in the Garden to put into practice all you have learned. With Letta Jones, Lecturer in Horticulture and Garden History. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - July

Join our Head of Plant Collections or another member of the gardening team to explore areas of the Garden not usually open to the public. Read more

Understanding Ayurveda with Pukka Herbs

Learn the science behind personalising your diet according to your Ayurvedic body type, with experienced herbalist/herbal strategist Simon Mills. Read more

The History of Chelsea Physic Garden in 10 Objects

During this interactive day, we will bring to life Chelsea Physic Garden via the stories behind 10 carefully chosen 'objects'. These will include herbarium specimens, books, artefacts and more. Read more

Living Medicine: Sleep, Anxiety & Fatigue

This one-day workshop will cover How our nerves and hormones function, understanding insomnia, anxiety, fatigue and headaches, plant actions, identifying the bean family food & herb knowhow kit, remedy making: hot valerian chocolate, essential oils bath & pillow, tincture. Read more

The New Vegan with Meera Sodha and Tenderstem® broccoli

Meera will give a talk about how spices have inspired her cooking and writing, exploring the spice journey to encourage more people to experiment with flavour. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - August

Join our Head of Plant Collections, or another senior member of the gardening team to explore areas of the Garden not usually open to the public. Read more

Following 'The Spice Trail' with Kumud Gandhi

Kumud’s talk will explore ‘The Spice Trail’ – the history and origins of spices and their importance in the global trade around the world, charting the use of spices in modern medicines and in culinary use for good health. Read more

How to grow your own food in a container

Learn how to make the best use of your growing space, be it a rooftop, balcony, backyard, hanging basket, community garden, or front porch. With Chelsea Physic Garden Plant Records Manager, Kevin Creed. Read more

I-Tea Bar: Smart Device Photography for Beginners

New for 2019, Ivor David's taster course is designed to help you take better photos on your smart device and manage them. Read more

Connecting painters with plants

In this fascinating workshop, new for 2019, you'll learn how to make your own watercolour paints with plants, and use them to make expressive and colourful botanical paintings. Read more