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    Daffodils Flower Early

    On my drive to work, I noticed that the daffodils in the hedgebanks of Llanarthne village seemed to be flowering early this year.

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    Fabulous hedgerows on a Welsh country walk

    At the Garden you can enjoy a Welsh country walk and spot some of the delights I saw on my walk and much more.

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    Soil protection to protein, beans have it covered

    Broad beans ‘The Sutton’ and ‘Super Aguadulce’ are doing battle with the rain in the Growing the Future Garden . 2015 was declared International Year of Soil by the UN General Assembly.  Now, with 2 months of what feels like constant rainfall protecting the soil has never been as relevant. The impact of heavy rain on bare soil surface can […]

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    Reintroducing meadow clary, Salvia pratensis to Wales

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales is working with Natural Resources Wales to reintroduce meadow clary, a rare and native plant, to its former home.

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    Glittering prize for Simon

    National Botanic Garden of Wales Curator Simon Goodenough has been awarded the RHS Associateship of Honour. This highly-prestigious award, established in 1930, is made by the Royal Horticultural Society only to people of British Nationality who have rendered distinguished service to the practice of horticulture either as employers or employees during their career. The number […]

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    Garden and College helping shape future farming generations

    A new deal between the National Botanic Garden and Coleg Sir Gar will play a big part in shaping the next generation in agriculture to make a difference to the environment. A five-year farm management agreement between the Garden and the college has been signed with both organisations hailing the move as an excellent ‘win-win’ […]

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