News

 

Earliest Magnolia Opening

Mild winter sees earliest opening of our spring flowering trees

February 5th     » click to read more

 

New Year Flower Count 2017

Over 200 different types of plant flowering on first day of 2017

January 3rd     » click to read more

 

2 for 1 Admission Throughout January!

Come along to Ventnor Botanic Garden and enjoy the great outdoors in 2017 for 2 for 1 admission!

January 3rd     » click to read more

 

2017 Annual Membership Passes

Start saving and help to preserve the Garden for the future!

December 20th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Agave salmiana

Agave salmianas are even rarer to see in flower outdoors in the UK, and are racing against the autumn as the nights draw in and temperatures drop. We expect the final height to exceed 4m!

December 13th     » click to read more

 

Winter opening times from Monday 31st October 2016

October 31st     » click to read more

 

Dr. Hill Hassall's Botanic Eucalyptus Mixer

Made to order handmade Eucalyptus Mixer now available.

October 11th     » click to read more

 

Christmas Lunch & Evening Party Bookings at edulis

September 14th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Agapanthus Hybrids

Agapanthus, VBG's iconic blue summer bulb, comes from South Africa. It thrives in hot dry conditions on poor soils. So 2016 is a bumper year with some flower heads more than a foot across.

August 19th     » click to read more

 

Edulis Evenings Upcoming Menus

View the menu's of our upcoming Edulis Themed Evenings this week!

August 18th     » click to read more

 

Summer Passes Available

July 25th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Puya

July 11th     » click to read more

 

Isle of Wight Milkyway, Chad Powell

June 24th     » click to read more

 

Ventnor Botanic Garden Brand New Colouring Book

June 22nd     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Aloe Polyphylla

June 20th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Dracunculus Vulgaris

June 13th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Geranium Maderense

May 9th     » click to read more

 

New admission fees from 1st May 2016

May 1st     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Camassia leichtlinii

April 27th     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Strelitzia reginae

April 26th     » click to read more

 

Ventnor Botanic Garden New Partnership with Snows Motor Group

April 22nd     » click to read more

 

Flower of Power, Acer negundo Violaceum

April 11th     » click to read more

 

Hops Yard Project Comes Second in Tescos Bags of Help Voting!

April 7th     » click to read more

 

VBG Friends photography competition

April 6th     » click to read more

 

VBGFS secures Bags of Help funding

February 26th     » click to read more

 

Magnolias at VBG

Magnolias are well known as the earliest flowering trees each year at VBG
and it is a definite sign that early spring is just around the corner!

February 4th     » click to read more

 

Limited Edition Botanic Pale Ale has arrived!

The Limited Edition Pale Ale is available now!

January 12th     » click to read more

 

Extraordinary weather continues

January 9th     » click to read more

 

Mirror Orchid flowers at VBG

January 6th     » click to read more

 

New Years Day Flower Count

January 1st     » click to read more

 

2016 Annual Membership Passes

November 16th     » click to read more

 

First record of alien millipede at VBG

November 14th     » click to read more

 

Dicksonia Tree Fern Regeneration

New young Dicksonia naturalise in Australian Section

August 11th     » click to read more

 

Rare Bordered Straw Moth at VBG

Unusual summer visitor to garden

August 3rd     » click to read more

 

Special Night Visits to the Giant Waterlily

See the enigmatic night flowering lily of legend

July 30th     » click to read more

 

Echium begin to open

Iconic flower parade begins

April 28th     » click to read more

 

Stunning IOW Video from Liz Earle

VBG Partners Liz Earle video

January 28th     » click to read more

 

Meet Artist in Residence Judy Rodrigues

The Hill Hassall R&D Residency

November 6th     » click to read more

 

Endangered Kniphofia in Flower

Rare South African Kniphofia bruceae blooms

November 4th     » click to read more

 

Hop Harvest Report

September 25th     » click to read more

 

Hops Festival 2014

September 15th     » click to read more

 

New Heritage Centre and Mushroom chamber opens

September 9th     » click to read more

 

Hop Picking 2014

Free beer! Help us bring in our hop harvest

September 4th     » click to read more

 

Tropical House Renovation - Update

High level polycarbonate cladding now replaced

July 17th     » click to read more

 

New Giant Waterlily Hybrid Update

Flowers now opening

July 14th     » click to read more

 

Puya begin to flower

June 12th     » click to read more

 

Luke Gunner left for Kew

Garden Team Leader accepted as diploma student

April 25th     » click to read more

 

VBG Schools Education Launch

The VBG Outdoor Classroom Opens for Business

February 21st     » click to read more

 

Photography Competition Winners

November 20th     » click to read more

 

Save the Tropical House Appeal

Tropical House in urgent need of repair

October 29th     » click to read more

 

National Collection Status Granted for VBG Puya

NCCPG recognises conservation value of our exotic Bromeliads

October 10th     » click to read more

 

Botanic Ale has arrived!

Heralded by the recent warm weather, the Garden's newest cold filtered beer is now on sale.

August 1st     » click to read more

 

Walking With Dinosaurs' Plants

See the plants that survived the reign of the dinosaurs

August 1st     » click to read more

 

Puya berteroana begins flowering

The annual summer blooming of our Puya collection has begun.

June 20th     » click to read more

 

VBG Plants Online Now Open

Buy our most popular plants online

June 3rd     » click to read more

 

Carbon Neutral Heating for Tropical Display

May 29th     » click to read more

 

New VBG @ Home Garden Service

Ventnor Botanic Garden in your garden

May 24th     » click to read more

 

Endangered Aloe begins to flower

High Mountain Aloe in our Arid Garden

May 17th     » click to read more

 

Wall Lizards at VBG

The long established Wall Lizard population continues to thrive

May 9th     » click to read more

 

Rare crop for VBG

VBG's Rare Harvest

April 25th     » click to read more

 

Giant Waterlily Update - May 9th

Follow the growth of the Giant Waterlily

April 2nd     » click to read more

 

Acacia begin their Spring flowering

An early year for VBG's winter flowering Acacias

January 9th     » click to read more

 

Mexican monster conquers VBG

Rare Buddleja stakes its claim in the arid garden

November 23rd     » click to read more

 

Eco Island's Electric Car, Mia, Visits VBG

CICs share ideas, ideals and motor vehicles

November 21st     » click to read more

 

The Plantation Room - Now Open

New Top Floor Cafe

September 17th     » click to read more

 

Free Beer! Hop Picking 10th September 2014

August 31st     » click to read more

 

Irene Fletcher Returns as Education Manager

VBG team expands to fulfil its education potential

August 24th     » click to read more

 

The VBG Kangaroo returns

After its summer walkabout the kangaroo has come back

August 17th     » click to read more

 

Read John Curtis' Blog August 2012

August 16th     » click to read more

 

Daily Garden tours

Every day, tours of the Garden and behind the scenes at VBG. What's at the end of The Tunnel?

July 30th     » click to read more

 

125 Year Lease Signed With IOWC

New CIC Management of VBG Begins

July 12th     » click to read more

 

VBG's Beer Requested by CAMRA for Festival

Tropicale makes its debut at Great British Beer Festival

July 11th     » click to read more

 

VBG Advisor Susyn Andrews wins top award

Special Honour from the Royal Horticultural Society

July 10th     » click to read more

 

Latest Design Walk with Alex Kimovski

In this walk we took a look at the Rock and Scree Bank and Signal Point House

June 29th     » click to read more

 

40th Anniversary Celebrations for VBG

Forty years to the day since the Garden first opened

June 22nd     » click to read more