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    Exciting time for fungi

    I’m running a couple of fungi walks around the Botanic Garden for our first Science, Nature and Comedy Festival on the weekend of 16/17 Sept 1-2pm. A great excuse to go out looking for new fruiting bodies.

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    The Backbone of Plas Pilipala: Our Amazing Volunteers

    Plas Pilipala has been hugely popular during it’s first year – but it’s anniversary cannot go by without thanking those who keep it going every day!

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    The Heat is On for Wildflower Day

    I’ve been a little worried that this wonderful hot weather will make our orchids go over earlier than I hoped. It’s been another phenomenal year for orchids on our Waun Las hay meadows. There have been thousands of orchids – greater butterfly, southern marsh, common spotted and heath spotted. I’ve been running Wales Wildflower Day here […]

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    A Gathering of Pollinating Artists

    A fascinating exhibition about pollinators is coming to the Garden this summer

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    Being badgered in a good way

    We’re keeping a close eye on our wildlife here, even at night.

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    The busy business of volunteering in retirement

    A post-doctoral study is being undertaken on Garden volunteers

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