Hop picking at Ventnor Botanic Garden 2017

Get involved! Participate in our Hop picking by hand tradition this year & come along on Tuesday 5th September from 8am. If arriving from 8am, please head straight down towards the hop yard where a wristband will be issued. If arriving after 10am, please visit our...

Isle of Wight Milky Way, Chad Powell Photography at VBG

Isle of Wight Milky Way Shot is out of this World - Isle of Wight County Press Taken from outside the tunnel at Ventnor Botanic Garden, which runs through the cliff and exits at it's face to a sheer drop. It was built sometime in the 1880's when the grounds were home...

BBC Countryfile


BBC News, national collection for Puya

A public garden on the Isle of Wight has gained national recognition for its collection of an Andean plant, two years after it came close to closure.      

Daily Mail, Puya berteroniana blossom

Exotic plant that blooms once a CENTURY stuns horticulturists by flowering on what is set to be hottest day of the year.. but now it will die  

Island Echo, Gardener meets Chef

Ventnor Botanic Garden has announced the appointment of a new Head Chef, Brad Roe, at the garden’s Edulis Restaurant. http://www.islandecho.co.uk/news/gardener-meets-chef-new-edulis-resaurant  

Flower of Power, Echiums

The firework display of giant Echiums is one of the best known and loved features of Ventnor Botanic Garden. They all come from the laurel forests on the Canary Isles and Madeira but look carefully at them and you will see that they are not all the same. The one most...


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