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    Artist in Residence Bulletin 10

    14 July 2016 This is where it ends… my last bulletin to close an epic, 10 months long adventure, as Artist in Residence at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. I am fortunate to have been invited to share some of my visual experiments as part of the Oriel Davies-curated, flora touring exhibition, that has […]

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    A commoners view of the Royal Fern

    This is the year of the royal fern for me

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    The Physicians of Myddfai revisited

    I have been using the Garden’s library to get a clearer picture of the work of the apothecary and have been pleased to rediscover the story of the Physicians of Myddfai

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    Artist in Residence Bulletin 9

    Some of you may recollect that I was given a piano a few months back, a gift from one of the gardeners, Ayshea Pinci, to help kick start the residency and furbish my poly-tunnel artist studio. After months of speculating about possible uses for the said piano, which if anything has provided a talking point […]

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    Family fun guaranteed

    Like anyone preparing for a scorching beach break, we’ve been working very hard on getting in shape for the summer season. We still offer dreamy lakeside strolls, as well as more serious walking across the estate and down into Pont Felin Gât to see the waterfall. The stunning plantings in the unique and historic Double Walled […]

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    Horticulture Day Courses at the Garden

    Over the past year we have added a selection of horticulture based courses to our programme of craft based courses like felting, stained glass and willow. Our general garden design courses are run by Horticultural Trainer, Neil Barry. Originally from County Cork in Ireland, Neil has a history of teaching horticulture gaining experience Kew, the […]

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