Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a professional flowerbed situated in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland. It includes a few glasshouses, the most prominent of which is the Kibble Palace. Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a professional flowerbed situated in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland. It includes a few glasshouses, the most outstanding of which is the Kibble Palace.
In 1817 around 8 sections of land 32,000 m2 of land were laid out at Sandyford, close Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, and keep running by the Royal Botanic Institution of Glasgow established by Thomas Hopkirk of Dalbeth, and were proposed to supply the University of Glasgow. William Hooker was a regius educator of herbal science at Glasgow University and added to the advancement of the Botanic Gardens previously his arrangement to the directorship of Kew Gardens in London.
The Gardens moved to its present area in 1842. The greenhouses were initially utilized for shows and different occasions, and in 1891 the patio nurseries were joined into the Parks and Gardens of the City of Glasgow.