Badgers

Mar 17th 2015: A nice dry, mild day for our walk over to Pont Felin Gat to meet up with the Badger surveyor. But before we even got into the Garden Badgers were very much on our mind. The newly awakened set near the back entrance had obviously been active on the Sunday night, but […]

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Easter feast of animal magic

Easter feast of animal magic

It’s going to be a beast of an Easter at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this year with meerkats, birds of prey and the world-famous Quack Pack to the fore. There’s also an Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter Bonnet Parade to look forward too as well as music, magic, balloon modelling and much […]

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Botanic 'boomerang' offer is just the ticket

Botanic ‘boomerang’ offer is just the ticket

The special ‘return ticket’ that allows free entry for a week, is back in operation at the National Botanic Garden for the Easter holidays – and this year it will stay in place until the end of the year. Anyone buying a full-price ticket to the Garden between now (Wednesday March 25th ) and the […]

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Signs of Spring

Mar 10th 2015. A brilliantly sunny morning, but with the rain and frost overnight not quite good enough to tempt the Moths out. The only one Marigold found was a very frayed Mottled Gray perched on the outside of the Moth trap. So, with everyone keen to get outside in the sun we set out […]

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I-Spy – a ghost?

Mar 3rd 2015. Forecast windy, cold with the odd showers. Actual, hardly any wind, dry and sunny a lot of the time. For this week Bruce wanted us to try out his ‘I-Spy Wildlife on Waun Las NNR’. This is a fun new way to encourage its visitors to enjoy and appreciate the wildlife on […]

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