Ventnor Botanic Garden

Previously under the control of the Isle of Wight council, in May 2012 an 125 year lease for the Ventnor Botanic Garden was signed between John Curtis for VBC CIC and the council.

Joy for family as lost dog emerges after a week underground

Bandit and the boys:

After going missing for a whole week, presumed underground, Bandit's owners thought they'd never see him again. Happily they were wrong.

Tuesday, 28th May, 2013 3:41pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Ventnor Botanic Garden: Refurbishment of terrace ‘a complete embarrassment’

Ventnor Botanic Garden

A lifelong fan of the Ventnor Botanic Garden is less than pleased with the latest refurbishment to the lower terrace, calling it 'a complete embarrassment'.

Monday, 25th March, 2013 1:47pm

By Sally Perry with 66 readers' comments

John Curtis responds to report of Botanic Garden playground moving

He says, "Our intent is not to remove the playground, but rather to locate it where it can be most beneficial."

Wednesday, 19th December, 2012 3:10pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnor Botanic Garden children’s playground may be removed

VTC hear that visitor numbers to the Garden are down this year. Also that John Curtis is now considering removing the children's playground.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2012 2:15pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

Healing Festival returns to botanic garden

Healing Festival returns to botanic garden

Make sure you check out The Healing Festival this weekend at Ventnor Botanic Garden - a wonderful showcase of holistic therapies and music surrounded by beautiful nature

Thursday, 9th August, 2012 12:10pm

By Gianpaolo Giancovich with 7 readers' comments

Ventnor Botanic Garden: Entrance Fees Confirmed

Ventnor Botanic Garden: Entrance Fees Confirmed

Entrance fees for the Ventnor Botanic Garden have been confirmed in a letter to the Friends.

Sunday, 15th July, 2012 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 201 readers' comments

Ventnor Botanic Garden: 125 Year Lease Signed By Community Interest Company

Ventnor Botanic Garden: 125 Year Lease Signed By Community Interest Company

The 125 year lease for the Ventnor Botanic Garden has now signed over to the Community Interest Company that will run the Garden.

Wednesday, 11th July, 2012 7:25pm

By Rosemary Stewart with 6 readers' comments

Ventnor Botanic Garden: Friends Canvassed Over Proposed Entry Prices

Ventnor Botanic Garden: Friends Canvassed Over Proposed Entry Prices

Friends of the Botanic Garden are being canvassed about proposed entry prices - your constructive feedback would probably be welcomed by the CIC too. Feel free to comment on the article on VB.

Wednesday, 13th June, 2012 2:37pm

By Sally Perry with 38 readers' comments

40th Anniversary of the Opening of Ventnor Botanic Garden

40th Anniversary of the Opening of Ventnor Botanic Garden

Take part in the 40th anniversary celebrations

Monday, 28th May, 2012 10:23am

By Rosemary Stewart

Council Pledges £200k To £1m Five Year Botanic Garden Investment

Council Pledges £200k To £1m Five Year Botanic Garden Investment

Council confirm they will invest £200,000 in the Ventnor Botanic Garden on disposal of lease to the Ventnor Botanic Garden Community Interest Company

Wednesday, 16th May, 2012 12:46pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Friends of the Ventnor Botanic Garden AGM This Thursday

Friends of the Ventnor Botanic Garden AGM This Thursday

A reminder that the Friends of the Ventnor Botanic Garden will be having their AGM on Thursday this week.

Tuesday, 17th April, 2012 4:09pm

By Rosemary Stewart

Ventnor Botanic Garden: All Invited To Design Walk

Ventnor Botanic Garden: All Invited To Design Walk

Your chance to walk and talk with John Curtis, the preferred bidder for the Ventnor Botanic Garden.

Thursday, 12th April, 2012 1:28pm

By Chris Kidd with one comment