Here be dragonflies

Here be dragonflies

Dragonflies are the centre of attention for a special day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Join expert Deborah Sazer for a dragonfly and damselfly walk around the ponds, lakes and marshland of the Garden on Wednesday July 8th. There will be two walks, 12-1pm, and 2-3pm, both beginning at the main visitor entrance. […]

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BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time Summer Garden Party returns

BBC Radio 4′s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party returns

It’s the gardening event of the year – and it’s coming back to the National Botanic Garden of Wales On Sunday 19th July 2015, BBC Radio 4′s Gardeners’ Question Time is bringing its annual Summer Garden Party to our garden for a second year. The GQT Summer Garden Party is a unique opportunity to enjoy two recordings of […]

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Garden seeks stars of the future

Garden seeks stars of the future

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is launching an apprentice scheme for young gardeners of the future. The new scheme, announced today (Friday May 15), was described by Curator Simon Goodenough as “an inspiring innovation for the Garden and for horticulture in Wales”. Recruitment will begin shortly with the first placements starting in September 2015. […]

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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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Waun Las Hay Meadow

June 16th 2015: There are several ways to get to the Hay Meadow in Waun Las; walk there, which is what Howard and Chris did; or take the car unload Jan at the gate and park in Allt Goch as Keith did; or take a car to Pantwgan and walk from there. The latter, as […]

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