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  1. Garden blogs

    World Bee Day dawns to reveal thriving hives

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie sees bees enjoy a good return from high-value stocks . . .

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    A Bee Inspector calls . . .

    As part of the National Bee Unit (NBU) inspection programme, our regional Bee Inspector Maggie Gill is here with me today for an exotic pest inspection

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    Get Started With Wildlife Recording In Your Garden

    PhD student Abigail Lowe explains how you can get started with recording wildlife in your garden with some downloadable basic tick lists for common species.

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    Big honour for Lynda, spring clean for the hives

    The Botanic Garden’s beekeeper, Lynda Christie has recently been elected chair of the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association. This is a great honour for her and testament to the work she is doing in the Garden, in Carmarthenshire and all over Wales.

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    Beating the Bounds

    An important part of the restoration of our Grade 2 listed Historic Park and Gardens is the realignment of field boundaries and reinstatement of long lost features.

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    Seed mixes for wild pollinators: a project update

    Lucy Witter, a PhD student based at the National Botanic Garden of Wales gives an update on her research project which is investigating annual flowering seed mixes for wild pollinators

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