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Carly Green
Propagator with a love for botany, cats, reading and large cups of tea. All at once, preferably.
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Biophilic Wales | Caru Natur Cymru Aug 3
The flowers of Viper’s Bugloss are electric blue – perfect for attracting pollinators 🐝 Mae blodau'r gwiberlys yn las trydanol – perffaith ar gyfer denu peillwyr 🐝
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Carly Green Aug 2
My boyfriend was shook when i showed him this 😅 excellent sentiment though, you have fantastic style AND fantastic science 😉👍
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Robbie Blackhall-Miles May 7
For today's I am talking about a plant that became in but still has hope as a Welsh native through cultivation.
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Natasha de Vere 🇪🇺 Apr 28
Yay! Well done to Dennis - our fabulous Head of Operations he has run a marathon over 2 days to raise funds for please do support us if you can
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Robbie Blackhall-Miles Apr 27
This evening we took our daily exercise from the nursery to see how Sorbus arvonensis had faired over the winter. It looked beautiful against the bright blue skies but there were a few that had succumbed to the sea 😔
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Carly Green Apr 27
Two exciting things from today... I had my first proper go at arranging flowers (using florist tape) and it gave me such a buzz, I can't wait to learn more! And #2, I spotted yellow rattle seedlings popping up in the…
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Abigail Lowe Apr 26
This year, the National Botanic Garden of Wales turns 20! We rely on visitors for over 70% of our income & we need help to continue our important work in the areas of conservation, science and education. Please read and give if you can
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Carly Green Apr 19
Replying to @CerrigAnglesey
Gosh, I'm not an expert on it, but I'm not sure. Do you have a field guide to check it??
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Carly Green Apr 19
another morning pick-me-up 😍
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Carly Green Apr 19
Replying to @naomibot
Oh. My. God. So cute!!
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Carly Green Apr 18
Replying to @fossilplants
Got a contender here!
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Carly Green Apr 18
Here's a closer look at some of my lovely growing in the poly tunnel! Irish Saxifrage from Snowdonia, Dune Pansy from the South coast, South Stack Fleawort from Anglesey and the teeny-tiny Hoary Whitlowgrass from Snowdonia
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Robbie Blackhall-Miles Apr 18
This is the bud breaking on a cutting of Cotoneaster cambricus. Only 6 individuals remained in the wild until quite recently. We have been working with a consortium of organisations on increasing propagation success for this species.
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Carly Green Apr 18
Whew! It's been busy here, but I've still got stuff to show you on the . Here's some of the plants I grow for the looking very happy in the polytunnel! 😀
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Carly Green Apr 17
This made my morning. Hope it makes yours too
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Carly Green Apr 17
Oh my gosh! What a good comparison!! 🌱
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Natasha de Vere 🇪🇺 Apr 14
I was today and the Great Glass House looks absolutely stunning! It’s so sad our visitors cannot see it at the moment. We are so looking forward to welcoming everyone back when it is safe to do so.
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Carly Green Apr 15
Check out our lovely apprentice El giving a tour of the garden! 😊
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Robbie Blackhall-Miles Apr 14
Just a year after they germinated our Saxifraga cespitosa are flowering for the first time and I am pollinating them like mad (with a paint brush). Only 7 plants left in the wild in Wales so let's hope these set lots if seed! - that's my little finger nail BTW.
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