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Powys, Wales

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 15 April 2011

Bob Flowerdew, Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank join gardeners in Llandeilo and District Gardening Club for a horticultural discussion. Peter Gibbs chairs.

Anne Swithinbank visits the National Botanic Garden of Wales to uncover what uses rare Welsh natives have in the domestic garden.

Produced by Lucy Dichmont
A Somethin' Else production for BBC Radio 4.

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    As part of its conservation programme, the National Botanic Garden of Wales cultivates rare Welsh native plants.

  • Rust fungus

    Rust fungus

    Runner bean leaf: The red dots are the rust fungus. The yellow blotches are the dying leaf cells. Rust fungus spreads in moist environments.

  • Cuckoo flower

    Cuckoo flower

    This Welsh native is one of the first plants to flower each year.

  • Ginger Lily

    Ginger Lily

    Why can't I get my Ginger Lily to flower?



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