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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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    The official opening of the South Africa Fynbos textile panel

    Friday the 18th of March saw the preview of the wonderful and amazing textile panel that the Stitching Botanicals group have created. Over 125 people attended this launch, including members of Carmarthenshire County Council, local Community Councils, Carmarthenshire WIs and Merched Y Wawr. We were also delighted that David Bulbring and George Earle, Scarlet Players, […]

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    Beatrix Potter – mycologist extraordinaire

    There is far more to Beatrix Potter than Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck and Squirrel Nutkin. She was an outstanding artist, a noted conservationist… and a significant scientist in the field of mycology

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    Welsh Stitchers Make South Africa Bloom

    A stunning new artwork is due to be unveiled in the Science Centre at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Friday 18th March, 2016.

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    Artist in Residence Bulletin 6

    In my polytunnel studio, I have been experimenting with ‘soil sculptures’ – placing soil inherited from the Garden, on unwanted furniture kindly donated by members of the Garden community.

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