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    Conserving woodland structure

    Managing the Woodlands Thinning is an important element of woodland management, it allows light to reach the forest floor, encouraging a more diverse ground flora and allowing small trees and coppice regeneration to establish a varied understory. Those trees which are left are able to extend their canopies and develop into larger trees. Our dormice […]

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    Bringing keyhole gardening to Swansea and Cameroon

    Sustainable horticultural practices are bearing fruit in Swansea and Cameroon

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    Loving Lichens – A simplified introduction

    Lichens – those strangely coloured crusty\hairy\mushy organisms on trees or rocks. What are they and what are they for? I want to know, but where do I begin? This is a path I’ve started on many times over the years, perhaps getting as far as Wikipedia or even pulling out one of my old ID […]

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    Plants for pollinators – creating pollinator friendly seed mixes for gardens and urban green spaces

    Meet Lucy Witter, one of our new PhD students creating pollinator friendly seed mixes at the Botanic Garden.

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    Introduction to our newest PhD student, Abigail Lowe!

    There are a lot of exciting things occurring up in the science department at the moment, with two PhD students starting recently amongst them. Here’s an introduction of one of our newest projects by Abigail Lowe, a student who is no stranger to the Garden.

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    Getting to know the Garden

    Hi, my name is Peter and I’m the new education and woodlands officer for the Regency project. I’ve been in post for a few months now and am beginning to get to grips with our fantastic landscape and all its complexities. A Brief Introduction At this point I must explain that previously, I was fortunate […]

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