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    Pollinator Party at Brynberian Community Hall

    In June, Brynberian Community Centre hosted a ‘Pollinator Party’ event for the first time, to celebrate pollinators and plants with people from all walks of life, through promoting our Saving Pollinators Assurance Scheme growers and the Botanic Garden. Dr Abigail Lowe and Dr Laura Jones went along to give a talk and promote our vital research.

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    Keyhole gardens in the Growing The Future garden

    If you visit the Growing The future (GTF) garden, between the two walls of the double walled garden, you will find our keyhole beds.

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    Happy World Bee Day

    Today is a celebration of the world’s most important pollinators. Here are 20 facts that you may not know about bees.

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    Another piece in the pollinator puzzle: New research reveals fascinating insights into the plants used by bees and hoverflies

    Our Science team’s latest research helps to improve plant recommendation lists by providing evidence of the plants used by bees and hoverflies through the year.

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    Plant recommendations from Botanic Garden research

    The Botanic Garden’s Science Team have been busy researching what plants are visited by pollinators. Their latest paper, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, helps to improve our understanding of which plants are used across the season, and by which pollinators.

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    Peat-Free Providers

    Want to be a peat-free gardener, but not sure where to buy your supplies? Here is a handy guide.

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