Garden treat for fairies

Garden treat for fairies

All fairies get free admission to the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Wales Fungus Day – Sunday October 13. The annual celebration of fungi features guided walks of fairy rings and tours of the Garden’s famous (and very rare) waxcap meadows as well as a chance to get up close and personal with some […]

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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, your membership card will act as if it has a “plus one” facility attached to it – every single day of September. That includes the Sunday of Orchid Festival (the 1st), […]

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Classic line-up for Sunday spin

Classic line-up for Sunday spin

There’s a twin treat for classic car fans at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this month. On Sunday September 22, as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the Morris marque, a group of enthusiasts will be visiting the Garden and showing off their vehicles – some dating back to the 1930s. Secretary of […]

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Formidable fair

Formidable fair

One of the biggest antiques fairs Carmarthenshire has ever seen is at the National Botanic Garden of Wales this weekend (October 5-6). There will be a huge range of stalls in the stunning surrounds of the Great Glasshouse, the regency splendour of Principality House and in the Garden marquee; and there will be some rare […]

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On course for photo finish

On course for photo finish

The fourth and final International Garden Photographer of the Year workshop takes place at the National Botanic Garden of Wales on Saturday September 7th. The ‘Better plant and garden photography’ course is run by IGPOTY founder and director Philip Smith and takes place in the Garden’s Gallery, from 10am to 4pm. Philip explains the course […]

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Chrysanthemum’s the word

Chrysanthemum’s the word

Some of the best chrysanths in Wales will be on show at the National Botanic Garden on September 14-15. The Chrysanthemum Show is organised by the South Wales Group of the National Chrysanthemum Society, one of just six groups covering the whole of the UK. Society member and National Botanic Garden volunteer Brian James, from […]

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