Top quality food on the menu

Top quality food on the menu

Local producers are the stars of the National Botanic Garden of Wales January Food Fair (January 24-25), and they are laying on a feast with an international flavour. Rubbing shoulders with the sellers of tapas, Belgian chocolate, tapenades, smoked paprika and chorizo will be specialists in laverbread, Welsh cakes, Carmarthenshire cheese, Ty Siriol pork, wild […]

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Snowdrops: A plant lover’s guide

Snowdrops: A plant lover’s guide

Everybody’s favourite spring flower is the centre of attention for a special day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday January 31 – and it’s FREE. Galanthus is a much-loved harbinger of spring and here at the Garden there is a mile of snowdrops to explore but Snowdrop Day is so much more […]

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Come and swap your seeds

Come and swap your seeds

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is holding its second community seed swap event on Sunday February 22nd. Organisers of ‘Seedy Sunday’ are hoping to bring together seed savers, herb and home-grown veg enthusiasts, local gardening, allotment and community groups as well as organisations campaigning for sustainable food production and biodiversity. Head of Marketing at […]

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Woodcraft Weekend

Woodcraft Weekend

Everything that is good about wood takes centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales with a weekend of demonstrations and displays. Wood-turners, lovespoon-carvers, walking stick makers and an axe sculptor are just some of the stars of the show at the Garden’s popular Woodcraft Weekend on Saturday and Sunday January 17-18 – and […]

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Fine china treats in store

Fine china treats in store

Welsh pottery, paintings and textiles take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden’s January Antiques Fair weekend (Jan 10-11). The Garden provides a stunning and iconic setting for this popular event featuring more than 50 stands – and entry to the Garden and the Antiques Fair is just £2, and there is a free and […]

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