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    Preparing wax for making Beeswax products

    The bees make beeswax as the building blocks of their home.

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    Highlights from the National Seed Bank of Wales

    After another successful year of seed collecting the National Seed Bank of Wales is now an important resource for conservation in Wales, Biophilic Wales’ Conservation Assistant, Elliot Waters, takes you through some of the highlights from our collections.

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    A new seed bank for Wales

    Growing the Future’s Science Officer, Dr Kevin McGinn, explains why seed banks are a vital resource for plant conservation and introduces our new National Seed Bank of Wales.

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    Making the most of Beeswax

    The Bees are prepared for Winter, the clocks have gone back and now we turn our attention to jobs in and around the apiary that need our attention.

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    New apiary site takes shape

    There’s a chill in the air but the work of our botanic beekeeper and her volunteers goes on . . .

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    Bee Blog – As we go into October

    This week the bees have been working hard collecting their stores for Winter, topping up their provisions.

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