Free Beer! Hop Picking 10th September 2014

Volunteers needed!  The 2014 hop pick is definitely Wednesday 10th September 2014.  Sign in then make your way to the Hop Yard at the cliff top behind the garden from 10am.  Pickers will be rewarded with a free sample of the latest batch of Ventnor Botanic Garden...

Irene Fletcher Returns as Education Manager

Irene Fletcher Returns as Education Manager VBG team expands to fulfil its education potential August 24th We are pleased to announce that Irene Fletcher, Education Officer at VBG until 2008, will return full time to VBG in September 2012. Irene was greatly missed by...

The VBG Kangaroo returns

After its summer walkabout the kangaroo has come back   The VBG kangaroo went “walkabout” earlier in the summer when it was stolen from the garden, but it has been returned by the police following a tip off.  The distinctive yellow sign, seen above held by...

Garden Blog

Too often become desensitised with the Garden at Ventnor.  Seeing it every day we don’t have the opportunity to compare it with other gardens open to the public.  We casually walk past our plants; nearly every month has something flowering for the first time at...

John’s Blog

The weekend just past saw VBG in full flight – Shakespeare in The New Zealand, Healing Festival in the Meadow, Commodore’s dinner in the cafe, and Art in the Echium. The full car park was a welcome sight. As some of you are aware, the development of a cafe...
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