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    Growing Together

    Following the success of last year’s ‘Join Our Growing Team’ campaign, the National Botanic Garden of Wales has teamed up with Swansea University to launch ‘Growing Together’, a new study looking at how growing plants, volunteering and being part of a community impacts wellbeing.

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    Bee Garden Update: Bees flying in the sunshine

    It was so good to see the bees flying in the sunshine last week, this is hopefully the sign of good days to come

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    Bee Garden Update: The days are getting noticeably longer

    The snowdrops are out and the daffodils and other spring bulbs are just waiting to pop their heads out to greet us

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    Wet Wet Wet

    All this wet weather is a worry, as it’s not the cold that kills bees, but the damp and mould, so we like to check the hives regularly to make sure we have done all we can to help our bees.

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    My first three months at the Garden

    I’ve already written a couple of blog posts, but I thought I should introduce myself! I’m Katie, and I’m a placement student based in the Science Centre. I’m here for ten months as part of my Biology degree at the University of York. Whilst I’m here, I will mainly be involved in the Saving Pollinators […]

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    Where are all the bees?

    It’s December. The autumn colours have disappeared, the days are getting darker and long summer days seem a distant memory. Us humans prepare for winter by wrapping up warm and spending the majority of our time inside, but how do bees survive this harsh season?

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