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    Dragon Tree Flowers for First Time

    Here’s BBC Wales report on the first flowering of our Great Glasshouse Dragon Tree. If you come to visit it, you’ll find a sign inside the Great Glasshouse to point it out. BUT you’ll probably smell it first – its beatutiful aroma is wafting over our Canary Islands, Chile and Meditteranean zones at the moment.

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    Tree Bumblebees

    The original intention last week had been to collect wild flower seeds from the Trawscoed meadow.  However, after much discussion, consultation with the manual and advice from our curator, Simon Goodenough, this idea was abandoned.  But not before we had kitted Bruce out as can be seen from the photo below.  The problems with the […]

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    Curator’s Blog – August 5th 2013

    The cycle of the seasons has always brought with it highs and lows in terms of garden display. For the first time in a number of years we have experienced enough summer heat for elements of the garden to take on a brown dry hue. Having instigated considerable amounts of new planting I had been […]

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    CBBC comes to the Garden

    The Garden hosts a Carribean Carnival on CBBC’s Marrying Mum and Dad

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    Wallace Garden Wildflower Mix

    The central bed of the Wallace Garden has been seeded with wildflowers from around the world. Photo by Carl Stringer. July 29th 2013

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    Voles, Mice and Shrews

    Over the previous weekend Michael, with the aid of Iwan, Cameron and Simon,  had been setting up Longworth small mammal traps in various places around the Garden.  They were baited to start with but left open as the idea was to get the animals used to them.  These lightweight aluminium traps are  designed to capture […]

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