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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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    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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    Carmarthenshire Outdoor Schools: getting started

    Once the four pilot schools were identified as Carmarthenshire’s first Outdoor Schools I met with the Headteachers of each of them to go over them what is expected of them as an Outdoor School and how to make a start on the road to becoming ambassadors for the initiative in Carmarthenshire. The four schools that became our pilot…

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    Carmarthenshire Outdoor Schools: what? why? how?

    I am working closely with pilot schools across Carmarthenshire to launch an initiative based on the the Pembrokeshire Outdoor Schools project. What? Outdoor Schools is an initiative that was developed by a couple of enthusiastic head teachers in Pembrokeshire in 2010. The aim is to teach children to be fully engaged with and confident in their…

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