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    Re-imagining the Whitebeam Grove: Part 1

    One of the projects I’ve been looking forward to ever since I took over the Conserving Welsh Plants area was to re-vamp the collection of whitebeams planted opposite. This collection contains some of the rarest trees in the UK, but in recent years its needed a little TLC to better showcase these amazing plants. Whitebeams […]

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    Farming and Wildlife in January

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN JANUARY in the Botanic Garden THE ESTATE FARM: As described in May 2018, 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 […]

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    A mile of wildlife interest

    Enjoy nature whilst keeping fit

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    Quantifying the number of specimens in our herbarium

    A room in our Science Centre houses a herbarium – a special collection of dried pressed plant specimens, each attached to a sheet of card. But how many specimens exactly? Well, the truth is that this was not known for sure until recently.

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    If it’s raining, explore the Great Glasshouse

    What can you see on a rainy day in December?

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    Farming and Wildlife in December

    FARMING AND WILDLIFE IN DECEMBER at the Botanic Garden 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 […]

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