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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with William Sims

    William talks about the challenges of interpreting the heritage of the Middleton Estate, now the site of the Botanic Garden. He also talks about how he’s reached out to audiences that wouldn’t normally think about coming to a botanic garden.

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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Helen Whitear

    Bruce Langridge chats to Helen Whitear about ‘Dyffryn Twyi – Hanes Tirwedd Ein Bro’, a project to help conserve the cultural and natural heritage of the Tywi Valley in Carmarthenshire

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    Middleton Folk

    The year 1815 was a momentous one for Britain. With the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the continued developments of a new industrial age, it was a period which would not only transform the countryside but also have significant impact on people’s lives. Here at Middleton Hall, 1815 was also a milestone year. Its […]

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    National Hedgerow Week at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

    Here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, we are celebrating our hedges as part of the first-ever National Hedgerow Week!

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    Magnificent May in the Restored Landscape

    May is one of my favourite months of the year, with spring well and truly here. The long dark days of winter now seem a distant memory and the natural world is a hive of activity with birds in full song and flowers and trees bursting into life. The swallows have returned to the Garden […]

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    ‘The early birth of Tenby as a tourist resort’ An online exhibition by Peter Stopp

    The grounds of the National Botanic Garden of Wales have a history going back at least as far as Tudor times. But what we can see today is the impact made by William Paxton at the end of the eighteenth century – a country park with lakes, waterfalls and walkways – now lovingly restored. Paxton […]

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