The SVG Botanical Gardens launched their first ever website on 18th August, 2014.
The website www.botanicgardens.gov.vc was done in light of the 250th Anniversary celebrations to be celebrated in 2015. Speaking at the launching Hon Cecil Mckie Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture said all Vincentians should be proud of the Botanic Gardens, the oldest in the region.
He also highlighted that the site features aspects of this country’s National Heritage and History.
Curator of the Botanical Gardens Mr. Gordon Shallow noted that the authorities will continue to partner with stakeholders to develop the site. He also outlined the activities planned for the 250 anniversary celebrations.
The Botanical Gardens, which was established in 1765, is the oldest in the Western Hemisphere, and a series of activities will begin in January 2015 and continue throughout the year with an activity being held each month for 2015.