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    A book of white flowers… and one red rose

    What links frozen lobsters and boil-in-the-bag porridge, with an exquisite collection of flower pictures and one of the world’s best known humanitarian organisations?

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    Artist in Residence Bulletin 8

    As one of my last visual interventions at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, it was decided that we would plant a tree to celebrate the arrival of the baby son of Piers Lunt, one of the gardeners working at the Garden.

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    Mushrooms, medicine and myth

    Puhpohwee for the People: a narrative account of some uses of Fungi among the Ahnishinaubeg is a long title for a book of only 44 pages!

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    Science team out and about

    The Science team have been out and about on our travels this past week. On Saturday Natasha, our Head of Science, gave a talk on our honey bee research to the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association conference in Builth Wells. It covered some of our previous work on DNA barcoding honey, our current honey bee research, and […]

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    Artist in Residence Bulletin 7

    I have learned so much during my residency here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales and one of the overwhelming feeling I am left with is how intelligent plants are.

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    Introducing… a surprising library

    Most visitors to the National Botanic Garden of Wales probably don’t even know we have a library. We may be one of the Garden’s best kept secrets… but we don’t want to stay hidden!  We welcome visitors whether researchers, students, the Garden’s members, or indeed anyone interested. Because the library is run entirely by volunteers, […]

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