Family fun - all summer long

Family fun – all summer long

There are fun family activities every day – all summer long at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. <p align=”none”></p> If you are a bit of a nature detective and enjoy a good Bug Hunt or if you like dressing up and making lotions, potions, arts and crafts, the Botanic Garden is the place for […]

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Flower power

Flower power

The National Botanic Garden is rolling out the red carpet for the cast of thousands starring in Wales Wildflower Day. Sunday July 13th is your chance to mingle with our floral celebs as you explore orchid-rich meadows, and get your eye in for spotting the other stars of our show by learning how to identify […]

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Lowri Evans in concert

Lowri Evans in concert

“A major talent in any language” is how best to bill poly-lingual West Wales songstress Lowri Evans, who is performing at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday July 12th. She will be showcasing her brand new Welsh-language single ‘Gadael y Gorffennol’ as well as tracks from her latest long-player ‘Corner of My Eye’. […]

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Doggy Day

Doggy Day

It’s time to take a lead and visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales with man’s best friend. The Carmarthenshire attraction has two more dates for the diaries of dog-lovers: Friday July 11 and Saturday September 20, which follow similar ‘trial’ days last year and earlier this. Normally, only guide dogs are allowed on to […]

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Passion play

Passion play

Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Axl Rose, Darth Vader and Dr Who all have a part to play in a special harp concert at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. On Saturday and Sunday July 5 and 6, Shelley Fairplay is the star of a special weekend dedicated to Wales’ national instrument. She has organised a mouth-watering line-up […]

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Garden party is the event of the year

Garden party is the event of the year

BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party is the horticultural event of the year. On Sunday June 29th , the party is at the National Botanic Garden of Wales – the very first time it has happened outside England. As well as recordings of two editions of GQT, there will also be plenty […]

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Botanic bargains on sale

Botanic bargains on sale

Make a date for some blooming bargains at the National Botanic Garden annual plant sale. Hundreds of plants, donated by Garden staff, volunteers, members and the public will be on offer over the two-day fundraising effort on Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17. There’s still time to donate plants – for details of how […]

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Adaryddion yr Ardd

Adaryddion yr Ardd

Efallai mai tywydd delfrydol i hwyaid sydd gennym yn awr, ond mae adarwyr yn gobeithio cael cip ar amrediad ehangach o adar ar ddiwrnod arbennig yng Ngardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru. Bydd Daniel Jenkins-Jones, o’r Gymdeithas Frenhinol er Gwarchod Adar yng Nghymru, yn arwain dwy daith gerdded ddwyieithog gwylio adar o amgylch yr Ardd ar Ddydd […]

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Bathodyn er Anrhydedd

Bathodyn er Anrhydedd

Dyfarnwyd statws Bathodyn Atyniad Blue Peter i Ardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru. Golyga’r anrhydedd hwn bod yr Ardd yn ymuno ag atyniadau eraill sydd wedi ennill y wobr hon, ac yn rhoi’r hawl i bawb sy’n ddeiliaid bathodyn i gael mynediad am ddim i’r Ardd. Meddai Pennaeth Marchnata’r Ardd, David Hardy:  “Mae Bathodyn Blue Peter wedi […]

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Nefoedd Wen! Yr Ardd yn cael statws arbennig

Nefoedd Wen! Yr Ardd yn cael statws arbennig

Dyfarnwyd satws Lleoliad Ddarganfod Ffurfafen Dywyll i Ardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol – yr ardd fotaneg gyntaf ym Mhrydain i ennill yr anrhydedd hwn. Mae hwn yn gydnabyddiaeth swyddogol gan bartneriaeth Ddarganfod y Ffurfafen Dywyll o ansawdd y ffurfafen y nos dros yr atyniad yn Llanarthne. Mae’r Ardd yn un o 25 o safleoedd swyddogol ‘ffurfafen dywyll’ […]

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