Events 2023

Gardening Almanac at Mwldan, Cardigan

Gardening Almanac is a new series of talks to be held at Mwldan, Cardigan. A range of speakers will be invited to come and share their knowledge and expertise in particular areas, be it growing your own food, cultivating magnificent blooms, nurturing the wildlife on your plot, and beyond.

Growing Your Own Food – 22 April at 2pm

Local growers will talk about the benefits of growing your own food, as well as some of their tips and tricks for the season.

Further dates: 20 May – Wildlife in Your Garden

Ceredigion Growers Plant Fair 23 April 2023

Ceredigion Growers Plant Fair will be held this year on 23 April from 10.30am to 3pm at Rhosygilwen near Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire. This is an opportunity to buy plants direct from. the growers, and wander round the gardens at Rhosygilwen, with coffee and cake on offer.

Cae Hir Gardens Plant Fair 30 April and 1 May 10am-4pm

This is a two-day plant fair at Cae Hir Gardens, Cribyn, SA48 7NG, organised by the Ceredigion and District Growers Association. It will be held on Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2023 from 10am to 4pm each day. A wide range of nurseries will sell perennials, bulbs, shrubs, indoor and outdoor plants, and there will be other garden related stalls. Refreshments available, ample parking and entry to garden.

National Botanic Garden of Wales Evening Openings for the NGS

These are taking place on Saturday 20 May,  Wednesday 21 June and Sat urday 26 August 6pm-8pm.

Tickets cost £15 and include include a talk-tour, nibbles and a glass of wine.

Pre booking essential here.

Bronwydd & District Gardening Club

Tender Shoots Garden Club Network Zoom Talks

The Tender Shoots Garden Club Network is a national collective of UK garden clubs set up by a novice gardener (Indy Rana) during Covid so clubs could work together, have joint online events, share tips & advice, as well as trips to see gardens share discounts, plus much more. Gardening talks arre held over the autumn and winter months via Zoom. Invidivuals and clubs are very welcome to join in, it’s open to anyone, there’s no charge to attend, see the ‘Programme‘ page for zoom link & further information.

Courses and Events at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre offers a range of courses throughout the year in natural crafts, ecology, conservation and sustainable living. For those who don’t have enough to do in their own gardens (!), there are also garden volunteering opportunities.

Llandysul Gardening Weekend 16-19 February 2023

Now running for four days instead of three, the very popular Llandysul Gardening Weekend makes a welcome return after two years. The event, organised by Farmyard Nurseries and held in Tysul Hall in Llandysul, features three different talks each day, plant displays, a wide range of plants for sale, and plenty of tea, coffee and cake.

Lampeter Seed Library Seed Swap 11 March 2023

Lampeter Seed Library was set up to save open pollinated seeds adapted to grow in the specific climate and landscape of West Wales to enable more food to be successfully grown in the area, and to save local and heritage varieties (although not exclusively) that are possibly no longer available in commercial seed catalogues.

The seed swap for edibles and pollinators will take place on 11 March 2023 from 10am to 12.30pm at the Lampeter People’s Market, held in the University Car Park off College Street.