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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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    Do we have a potential world record beater at the great glass house?

    The unthinkable – and incredible – has appeared right here at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

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    Spring gardening in Balmy weather

    Balmy March weather has inspired spontaneity in my other half to do some spring gardening. In the glasshouses and poly-tunnels at the Botanic Garden it is a frenzy of sowing… limited facilities solicit a laid back approach to gardening at home. I maintain a don’t be hasty attitude..

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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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    National Botanic Garden of Wales Horticulture Apprenticeship

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales are currently recruiting for a horticulture apprentice. The Garden’s horticulture apprenticeship scheme comprises of a two-year training programme. It is run in close liaison with Coleg Sir Gar. Starting in September.

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    Dig or no dig, soil has the answer

    Gardeners of old love to dig but is it really the best thing for our soils or our backs? There are many reasons for digging. An alternative no dig way…I’m a big fan of the no dig system. I like to see the joy on peoples faces when I tell them that digging isn’t necessary.

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