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    A new seed bank for Wales

    Growing the Future’s Science Officer, Dr Kevin McGinn, explains why seed banks are a vital resource for plant conservation and introduces our new National Seed Bank of Wales.

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    Plant names and their practicalities

    I’m Kevin McGinn and I’ve recently joined the Botanic Garden as Science Officer in the Growing the Future team. One of our aims is to get more people in Wales growing and appreciating plants, but would-be growers are sometimes scared off by the use of complicated Latin (scientific) plant names. Admittedly, one look at a tongue-twisting […]

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    Plants for pollinators – creating pollinator friendly seed mixes for gardens and urban green spaces

    Meet Lucy Witter, one of our new PhD students creating pollinator friendly seed mixes at the Botanic Garden.

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