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    Meeting our Patron, King Charles III

    On Friday September 16th, I was honoured to represent the National Botanic Garden of Wales as His Majesty King Charles III and the Queen Consort paid their first visit to Wales since the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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    Eden Project Placement Week

    The Eden Project was my first choice of placement because it has unique large biomes, and I was interested to see the ways in which they were both similar and different from our own Great Glasshouse.

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    Cardiff Council Work Placement

    Going to Cardiff for a work placement was interesting because of how different gardens in the middle of a city are compared to here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales because we’re in the countryside.

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    Hardwood Charcoal now on sale

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales is excited to announce that we now have our own Welsh Hardwood Charcoal for sale in our shop!

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    Here be dragonflies

    The Garden is abuzz at the moment, teeming with insects of every colour and shape – butterflies, moths, bumblebees, solitary bees, caterpillars, grasshoppers and crickets to name but a few. But, amongst the biggest and most impressive of all are the dragonflies, zooming around at high speeds!

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    Pollinator Party at Brynberian Community Hall

    In June, Brynberian Community Centre hosted a ‘Pollinator Party’ event for the first time, to celebrate pollinators and plants with people from all walks of life, through promoting our Saving Pollinators Assurance Scheme growers and the Botanic Garden. Dr Abigail Lowe and Dr Laura Jones went along to give a talk and promote our vital research.

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