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    The Magnificent 7 – ‘Great Gardens of West Wales’

    Seven breathtakingly beautiful gardens in West Wales have come together to promote their magnificent gardens to visitors. West Wales is already famous for its outstanding beauty, history and coastal scenery. Great Gardens of West Wales now offer privileged access to a group of internationally important gardens and plant collections located in this exquisite part of […]

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    Tree Science Blog 1

    Several Masters students from Swansea University are using the Garden as a base for the research this summer. One of them, Millie Watts, has written a blog about her project which is using oak tree core samples to investigate climate change.

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    Orchids and Horse Flies

    Last Monday John, Howard and myself continued with the Butterfly Orchid count in the NorthTrawscoed meadow, which is at the start of the Welsh Country Walk..  Unfortunately some of the marker poles that had been left behind the previous Tuesday had disappeared, so it took a while to work out the area that had already […]

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    Volunteer Blog July 2013

    A Little Learning So at last the summer has arrived and, as usual, we spent Tuesday at the National Botanic Garden of Wales.  Only this week wasn’t quite as usual because, apart from it being hot, hot, hot, we were there before 9.30am.  That’s unusual for us but I was going on a training course.  […]

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    Rhos Pastures

    The Garden and the Waun Las Grasslands and Farm cover an enormous area of countryside – around 560 acres. So our attempts to monitor the plants and wildlife and what is happening to them on the basis of a two hour walk once a week can never result in-depth studies anywhere.  But they are a […]

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    Curator’s Blog – June 2013

    With an extended period of fine weather the garden is moving into early summer at pace, the plant collection ramps up its display and the horticultural staff have more tasks to perform than they know what to do with. Yet the planning process for the coming autumn and winter is already under way, in fact […]

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