A wonderful book produced by The Florilegium Society at Sheffield Botanical Gardens. There are over 100 beautiful illustrations with the detailed background history of each plant. Makes a lovely present. Available from on-line booksellers and published by The Crowood Press - www.crowood.com
Unfortunately the mobility scooters are unavailable for booking at the present time.
Do you know that as well as the Children's Hospital two Bears there is the Botanical Gardens resident bear in the Bear Pit. Make sure you go and find all 3 bears. Why not bring some paper and draw and colour in the 3 bears.
Every Spring a number of unusual trees are planted. Why not sponsor a tree? For more information telephone 0114 2500500.
The last summer holiday event is on Wednesday 23rd August. Starting at 1.00 with storytelling for younger children (about 20 minutes) followed by a minibeast hunt where children find, collect and with help identify minibeasts before drawing them. Meet in the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. See Education for more information. All children welcome.
Outdoor theatre production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on 24th and 25th August at 7.00pm. Book online www.thepantaloons.co.uk. See listings.
Regular plant sales throughout the summer and autumn in the glasshouse behind the Dorothy Fox Education Centre. Check "Listings" under "What's On" to see details of the next plant sale.
Professors Nigel Dunnett and James Hitchmough will be giving a talk to FOBS on Tuesday, 24th January at 10.00 am on "Horticulture and Landscape Design: Education for the future". Visitor welcome £3.00.
Because of the building work there are no organised children's activities such as story telling but do say hello to the Bear in the Bear pit and his friends the elephants.
Look at What's On, Listings to see the outside theatre productions which are being put on during July and August.