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    Hardwood Charcoal now on sale

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales is excited to announce that we now have our own Welsh Hardwood Charcoal for sale in our shop!

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    Mycorrhizal fungi in a wildflower meadow

    Raphaella Hull, a visiting PhD student from the University of Cambridge, explains how important fungi in soils can be in establishing species-rich meadows

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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Carly Green

    Bruce Langridge chats to National Botanic Garden of Wales horticulturist Carly Green.They talk about the ethics of using the term ‘native plants’ and Carly’s skills in growing wild Welsh plants

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    Live Well Growers – Darren Signs the Way

    I had an idea to make a sign as a way of giving back to all the people who use the garden to help them rehabilitate like I have.

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    Here be dragonflies

    The Garden is abuzz at the moment, teeming with insects of every colour and shape – butterflies, moths, bumblebees, solitary bees, caterpillars, grasshoppers and crickets to name but a few. But, amongst the biggest and most impressive of all are the dragonflies, zooming around at high speeds!

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    Pollinator Party at Brynberian Community Hall

    In June, Brynberian Community Centre hosted a ‘Pollinator Party’ event for the first time, to celebrate pollinators and plants with people from all walks of life, through promoting our Saving Pollinators Assurance Scheme growers and the Botanic Garden. Dr Abigail Lowe and Dr Laura Jones went along to give a talk and promote our vital research.

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