Horticulture

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    Plant names and their practicalities

    I’m Kevin McGinn and I’ve recently joined the Botanic Garden as Science Officer in the Growing the Future team. One of our aims is to get more people in Wales growing and appreciating plants, but would-be growers are sometimes scared off by the use of complicated Latin (scientific) plant names. Admittedly, one look at a tongue-twisting […]

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    The Garden’s Apprentice Scheme Bears Fruit

    Meet the Garden’s horticultural apprentices

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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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    Winter Wildlife Walk – Keep Fit for Free in January

    Despite it being winter, there’s plenty of wildlife to see in the Garden. This 2km walk will help you to find it.

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    Growing the Future Job Opportunities

    We are embarking on a five-year project to champion Welsh horticulture, protect wildlife and extol the virtues of growing plants for food, fun, health and well-being. 

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    Pounds for Piers!

    One of our horticulture team, Piers Lunt, has been selected for a prestigious seed-collecting expedition to Tasmania

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