National Plant Collection status for Arecaceae at VBG🌴

National Plant Collection status for Arecaceae at VBG🌴

We are proud to announce that we have been certified with another National Plant Collection status from Plant Heritage, this time for our Arecaceae (hardy & half-hardy). Garden Curator, Chris Kidd, gives some insight and information on our new collection. The...

October Half Term at Ventnor Botanic

Something exciting is happening this half term at Ventnor Botanic. Take a visit and explore the secret gardens. Follow our Spooky trail through the twisting pathways to find those haunting surprises. Sit back at relax in the Plantation Room with a delicious spiced...

Fit for a Queen!

Check out this four-page spread titled ‘Fit for a Queen’ talking about Queen Victoria’s life on the Isle of Wight, featuring Ventnor Botanic Garden. Click here to have a read.  

Cycad Flowers at VBG!

A Cycad (Cycas revoluta) has produced a male cone at Ventnor Botanic Garden. This is the second time this has happened out of doors in the UK, the first was at VBG in 2012. Cycads are primitive plants that dominated the Earth’s flora from a period some 280 million...

Themed Tasting Evenings

“Thanks for an awesome evening. We have never had a private dining experience before. Thank you for catering for the veggies and making our anniversary so special…You deserve to have your food appreciated by many” – Alistair and Clare, Mexican...

Theatre in the Garden

Quantum Theatre are returning to the garden this summer present The Wind in the Willows (26th July) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (28th July)! These live productions will make for a fun day out, suitable for all ages. Tickets are available through our online...

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