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Summer Walk and Talk Sunday 15th July 2018 2-4 pm

  Join Christina Shand, the creator of the garden, for an intimate look at Dyffryn Fernant in Summer. Meet in the library for refreshments, then during a walk Christina will highlight the best seasonal plants and discuss how she grows … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Garden

Congratulations to the MYTHOS SHORT STORY WINNER Lessons from the Garden by Lisa Vickers The shepherd walked across the field, his crook in his hand.  The grasses rustled in the gentle breeze and the blackbird sang a sweet melody from … Continue reading

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Spring Walk and Talk Sunday 20th May 2018 2-4 pm

  Join Christina Shand, the creator of the garden, for an intimate look at Dyffryn Fernant in Spring. Meet in the library for refreshments, then during a walk Christina will highlight the best seasonal plants and discuss how she grows … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day 6th May 2018

Our first NGS day coming up on Sunday 6th May. After a late cold early Spring the plants are finally blossoming. Lots of tulips, flowering trees and verdant growth, with any luck the Banksian rose will be in flower too. … Continue reading

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Eliza Anwen and the Myth of the Golden Oak

Mythos short story competition Congratulations to Dora Ashe the joint winner in the junior category Eliza Anwen and the Myth of the Golden Oak It was a perfect day. The sun was shining and I could feel the warm glow on my … Continue reading

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Moon Maiden

Mythos short story competition Congratulations to Rhiannon, Linus and Theo for their story Moon Maiden the joint winner in the junior category Moon Maiden   For thousands of years, the world of gods and the world of mortals have stayed … Continue reading

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Mythos

Mythos short story closing date 17th September, and then the judging begins…

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Mythos Exhibition

Curated by Flow gallery London; Keiko Mukaide works in glass, Melanie Tomlinson works in metal, Buddug Wyn Humphreys works in enamel. More details here.

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NGS Open Day Sunday September 3rd 2017

Our Autumn open day is this coming Sunday 3rd of September. We are open for the NGS from 11-6 and homemade teas will be available all day. We also have a good selection of plants for sale. Thats it for this year … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day Sunday August 6th 2017

Our Summer open day is this coming Sunday 6th of August. We are open for the NGS from 11-6 and homemade teas will be available all day. We also have a good selection of plants for sale. This year, there will … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day Sunday May 7th 2017

Our Spring open day is this coming Sunday 7th of May. We are open for the NGS from 11-6 and homemade teas will be available all day. We also have a good selection of plants for sale. This year, there … Continue reading

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Talk at Aberarth Village Hall

Christina gave her talk ‘Between a Bog and a Hard Rock’, about the making of the garden, on 13th November at Aberarth Village Hall. The talk was well attended by local garden enthusiasts who enjoyed the afternoon. “Wonderful talk and an inspiration.”… … Continue reading

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Guided Walks

A series of three informal guided walks, looking at Dyffryn Fernant in the height of its Spring, Summer and Autumn seasons, led by the garden maker Christina Shand. Each walk will be held in the late afternoon and early evening … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day 8th May 2016

Our next NGS Charity Open Day is on Sunday 8th May 2016 The first of 3 special openings for the National Gardens Scheme, raising money for charities including Macmillan, Marie Curie, Help the Hospices and Crossroads Care for Carers. A wonderful … Continue reading

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Charity Open Days for the NGS

Sunday 7th of September 2014 brings the last of our three National Garden Scheme open days this year. The Garden will be at its peak and our teas are better than ever, and getting quite a reputation! The NGS raises literally … Continue reading

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Charity Open Day for the National Garden Scheme

On Sunday September 8th. we will open for the National Garden Scheme for the third time this year. In the last 10 years the NGS has donated £22 million to charity. Principal beneficiaries are Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie cancer … Continue reading

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2015 Opening

Come and visit the garden in Spring- Primroses, Snowdrops, Magnolia, Hellebores and Camelias are all flowering for our opening We’re open again! From this Wednesday the 1st of April we will be open for 7 days a week, from 12, … Continue reading

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October Opening

We are still open throughout October, with normal opening times until the first of November.   Autumn is a marvellous opportunity for the garden, and for me, to just breathe out. The amalgamation of all the strong colours in the … Continue reading

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Easter Opening for the New Season

On Friday 18th April the garden opens for the 2014 Spring, Summer and Autumn season. We are looking forward to meeting returning visitors and old friends as well as many new people to share the garden with.   We welcome visitors … Continue reading

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Propagation Workshops

A series of five informal workshops with Andrew Chapman BSc (Hons) Hort. looking at different aspects of propagation, from seed-sowing to hard wood cuttings. Taking place on the five dates throughout our season, each 3-hour session will cost £25 per … Continue reading

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