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    Garden Explorers’ Holiday Club

    Calling all Garden Explorers, aged 6-12 years old. Our holiday club is ready for action again on May 28 and May 29

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    Farming and Wildlife in October

      THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May, the Botanic Garden covers about 568 acres of which farmland is 316 acres including 100 acres of woodland. There are 25 head of pedigree Welsh Black beef cows and 30 non-pedigree Balwen ewes and their 35 lambs, with the permanent flower rich grassland of the Waun Las […]

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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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    The Tale of a Horticultural Apprentice

    So I’ve finally been released onto the Garden’s website, and here’s hoping I can get a few blog posts out before anyone notices! I’m the horticultural apprentice here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales- my name is Carly Green and I’m a plantaholic. I arrived at the garden the September before last, fresh from […]

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    Vegetables despite winter frosts

    The growing season may have stopped for some seasonal gardeners. But in the Growing the Future Garden we are growing vegetables that can brace themselves against the winter frosts.

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    National Botanic Garden of Wales Horticulture Apprenticeship

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales are currently recruiting for a horticulture apprentice. The Garden’s horticulture apprenticeship scheme comprises of a two-year training programme. It is run in close liaison with Coleg Sir Gar. Starting in September.

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