Garden wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Garden wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

The first stage of a £6.7 million plan to restore historic Regency landscape at the National Botanic Garden of Wales has been given the green light. What will be the biggest project in the Garden’s history aims to uncover the origins of Middleton Hall – the 568-acre estate that the Garden now occupies ¬– and […]

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A time to share . . .

A time to share . . .

Remember, remember: all of September is ‘Members: bring a friend, FREE of charge’ month at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. All month long, the Garden membership card will act as if it has a “plus one” facility attached to it – every single day of September. That includes the Orchid Festival (Sep 6-7), the […]

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Botanical art supports veterans’ charity

Botanical art supports veterans’ charity

‘The Art of Cultivating Hope’ at the Stables Gallery, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire – September 1-October 31 A collection of 16 contemporary botanical paintings are on show at the National Botanic Garden of Wales portraying plants that link the battlefields of WW1 to the support a gardening therapy charity offers to present-day […]

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Rare blooms are centre of attention

Rare blooms are centre of attention

Rare and unusual specimens will take centre stage at the Wales Orchid Festival held at the National Botanic Garden on Saturday and Sunday, September 6-7. But the annual two-day extravaganza will also offer everything you ever wanted to know about orchids – and more. Top-notch nurseries will converge on the Garden for a weekend boasting […]

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Good day, neighbour

Good day, neighbour

The National Botanic Garden of Wales has declared Friday September 12, 2014, to be “Meet the Neighbours day”, which means free entry for anyone able to prove they live in the SA31 postcode area. This special ‘Postcode Day’ initiative includes key talks by Garden staff and behind-the-scenes tours. Head of Marketing, David Hardy said: “We’ve […]

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Bank Holiday fun

Bank Holiday fun

Music, magic and balloon-modelling take centre stage at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this August Bank Holiday weekend. Add to that the world-famous Quack Pack and you have a line-up that offers something for everyone. The Garden’s special bank holiday musical guests of note are are: Fiddlebox – the local fiddle-and-squeezebox folk duo – […]

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Feast of fun at Tapas Weekend

Feast of fun at Tapas Weekend

There’s an Estupendo couple of days in store at the National Botanic Garden when Tapas Weekend brings a taste of Spain to Carmarthenshire on Saturday August 30 and Sunday August 31. Fabulous flavours will abound with a special ‘Tapas’ menu in the Garden’s restaurant, stalls selling sangria, Estrella, cured ham, chorizo and churros, and cookery […]

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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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Planhigion yn Ysbrydoli Sioe Glytwaith

Planhigion yn Ysbrydoli Sioe Glytwaith

Bywyd, cariad, coffadwriaeth, bwyd a moddion, yw rhai yn unig o themâu arddangosfa newydd yng Ngardd Fotaneg Genedlaethol Cymru. Mae Prosiect Dôl Glytwaith y DG, a ddisgrifiwyd ‘y Tapestri Bayeux ar gyfer ein hoes ni’, yn dathlu cyfoeth anhygoel Prydain o flodau gwylltion trwy gyfrwng gwaith llaw. Syniad yr elusen Bywyd Planhigion yw’r Ddôl Glytwaith, […]

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Wythnos y Lili Wen Fach

Wythnos y Lili Wen Fach

Dewch i ddarganfod ein milltir o lilis bach gwynion, a’n helpu ni i ddathlu’r Lili Wen Fach yn ystod yr wythnos,  Ionawr 25 – Chwefror 2. Codwch daflen pan fyddwch yn ymweld â’r Ardd a dilynwch Lwybr y Lili Wen Fach, a byddwch yn barod am ein gweithgareddau origami, addurno cacennau a pheintio i’r teulu.  […]

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