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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Bob Edwards

    Bruce Langridge chats to Bob Edwards about the fun he’s had volunteering in the Apothecary’s Hall at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with William Sims

    William talks about the challenges of interpreting the heritage of the Middleton Estate, now the site of the Botanic Garden. He also talks about how he’s reached out to audiences that wouldn’t normally think about coming to a botanic garden.

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    Peculiar Hair Ice

    Cold, frosty mornings are the perfect time for hair ice hunting, and this rare phenomenon has been seen at the Botanic Garden! Learn how hair ice is formed, and the surprising organism that is responsible for this fascinating spectacle.

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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Helen Whitear

    Bruce Langridge chats to Helen Whitear about ‘Dyffryn Twyi – Hanes Tirwedd Ein Bro’, a project to help conserve the cultural and natural heritage of the Tywi Valley in Carmarthenshire

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    BIOSCAN at the Botanic Garden

    Have you noticed one of the unusual tent structures set up in Cae Trawscoed or the Double Walled Garden? They are in fact Malaise traps, which are tent-like intercept traps to catch flying insects. Here, we set up two Malaise traps each month throughout the year to collect insects as part of the BIOSCAN project, run by the Wellcome-Sanger Institute.

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    The Angelic Host of Live Well Growers

    I know it gets said every time someone writes or talks about the Live Well Growers,  but it truly is a special place where mutual support is given and received from people who understand brain injury because they have experienced brain injury.

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