Houseplant Festival Talk | Clore Learning Space
Sunday 29 September | 3pm – 4pm
Seats are limited, so please do register to attend this talk and guarantee your spot. Please note you will still need to purchase a festival entry ticket on the door if you are not a pre-sale ticket holder.
Struggling with crispy leaves and mouldy soil? Then come along to our houseplant clinic. Houseplant experts Jane Perrone, Kimberley Aston (@Kingstreetjungle), Laura Jenkins (@houseplanthouse) and Gynelle Leon (Prick London) will be on hand to discuss houseplant care and offer help for your plant questions. Think Gardener’s Question Time, but for all your housebound plant pals!
Known online as botany enthusiast @kingstreetjungle Kimberley has long been a popular voice within the houseplant community due to her passion for sharing knowledge and plants. Preferring the weird and wonderful the natural world has to offer she is an active member of the British Cacti and Succulent Society as well as an allotment and community gardener.
Jane Perrone is a freelance journalist and creator of indoor gardening podcast On The Ledge. She writes about gardens and plants for the Guardian, the Financial Times, Garden Design Journal, Gardens Illustrated and others. She lives in Bedfordshire in a house stuffed with houseplants, and a garden full of weird vegetables.
Dr Laura Jenkins
Dr Laura Jenkins is the creator of HOUSEPLANTHOUSE, a digital hub exploring the contemporary nexus between houseplant care, interiors, photography + design. Her website and accompanying instagram (@_houseplanthaouse) document her (ever growing) plant collection and offers plant care and styling tips. She is a member of @therealhouseplantsof_ig; founders of plant swapping website houseplantswap.com. Laura’s background is in art, design and academic research. Last summer she worked as a plant stylist and artist for the National Trust and contributed to an International pollinator project that highlighted the declining bee population.
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