Celebrating 47 years
Being able to grow plants of scientific
and educational interest is one of the central aims of botanic
gardens. An important part of a botanic garden is the sharing of
seeds, particularly of rare and endangered species of
This is done every year by the gardens through the Index
Seminum, a seed list only available to other botanic gardens
and the Friends of Ness Gardens' Seed List.
This year's Friends seed list is available to
download below as a pdf, in addidtion to a free guide to sowing
In order to receive your seeds, please fill in the order form
included at the back of the seed list including your
Friends' membership number. Return the order form and a
stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Seed Department at Ness
either by post or at the admission desk on your next visit.
Seed orders are limited to a maximum of 20 packets of seed per