Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens


Last updated: 1 November 1999 - this entry is more than a year old, for details on how to update click here

Address and contact details
Millgate Lane, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 8SD
Tel: 0161 445 4241
Fax: 0161 445 4241
Latitude: 53° 24' 43" N
Longitude: 2° 13' 56" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:Manchester City Council
Personnel
Contact person: Nigel Joynson
Total Staff:3
Physical environment
Soil type:Clay, neutral
Aspect:South & varied
Total area:1.6 ha
Area heated:500 m²
Plant collection
Special families within the collections:
Ranunculaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Rosaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Aquilegia, Tropaeolum, Digitalis, Primula, Dodecatheon, Rosa, Potentilla
Record Keeping:No records kept
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:Index seminum
Identifications:Undertakes free identifications for the general public
Teaching and Education:Public education
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks
Friends Organisation:Friends organisation
Visitor facilities:Café
Access to the collections
Public access:Limited Free. Admission charge
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 8.30am-dusk
Guiding principles behind the collection
To provide and display a fairly wide variety of plants, mainly alpine and hardy herbaceous plants, to the general public, schools, etc. Many trees and shrubs are donated by members of the public.
Location map
Location map

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