Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens

Last updated: 22 November 2022

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
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
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.
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