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    Woods of the World

    The Garden covers a vast area and our Tuesday morning meanders can only cover small parts of it at any one time. On November 25th last year, as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Garden took part in the Transglobal tree planting, the scheme to plant 6 million trees.  In this Diamond wood, up […]

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    What a Place to Work

    I can’t believe that the last blog I wrote was on 3 April. What happened to May?!  I suppose there was Easter, then two other bank holidays and we were away on holiday for a couple of weeks so I guess May just slipped away from me.  For the past couple of weeks, we have […]

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    Pont Felin Gat

    Another dry Tuesday and not too wet underfoot despite the previous days deluge. We met as usual in the Stable Block and then drove to bridge at Pont Felin Gat. With a large group of eight and different interests it was quickly agreed that we should split up. The two botanists, Michael and Howard went […]

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    Moths, Cowslips, Buttercups and Orchids

    Well it had to happen.  Eleven successive dry Tuesday mornings and then rain on the twelfth.  Fortunately early on it wasn’t too bad so Sue Davis and Marigold Oakley did their own wildlife walk.  Marigold is a moth recorder and had set her moth trap the previous evening in the walled garden.  But with the weather […]

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    Garden scoops silver on Chelsea debut

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales’ ‘Get Well Soon’ artisan garden has won a Silver medal at the 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Director, Dr Rosie Plummer said: “We are absolutely thrilled at getting a medal with our first ever Chelsea garden. We are a young garden, and a small team on a tight budget, […]

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    Chelsea challenge

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales has make its debut at the world’s greatest flower show in 2013. This year’s 100th anniversary RHS Chelsea Flower Show (May 21-25) features an Artisan Garden entitled ‘Get Well Soon’ that focuses on plants for health. [nggallery id=283]It is designed by Maggie Hughes and Kati Crome in conjunction with […]

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