- Ness Botanic Gardens awarded legacy funding
Ness Botanic Gardens awarded legacy funding
The University of Liverpool's Ness Botanic Gardens has been
award more than £120,000 from The Royal Botanical and Horticultural
Society to further enhance its learning and teaching
The award will fund capital improvements in school education and
lifelong learning facilities in the historic Potting Sheds,
together with a new teaching and learning garden for schools.
The Potting Shed project will enhance the visitor experience
through interpretation of the history of Ness, exploring plant
science through the extensive plant collection and practical
teaching and hands on learning activities for all ages.
Kevin Reid, Director of Ness Botanic Gardens, said: "This
award recognises the importance of further developing our learning
and visitor facilities to create a vital learning and engagement
hub in the heart of the garden.
"This flagship project will help us to achieve a sustainable
future for Ness as an outward facing botanic, community and
heritage University asset here on the Wirral."
28 March 2015