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    Live Well Growers Return – Paula Reports

    After being forced to stay away due to Covid, the Live Well Growers returned in October

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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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    Tomatoes, Bulbs and Wildflowers

    Learn what needs to be done in the garden this week with the help of our Horticultural Trainer, Ben

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    Autumn foragers and winter worries

    The ivy is out in flower, it is covered in bees and hoverflies taking advantage of the September sunshine and topping up their nectar stores.

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    Welcome to Autumn

    Autumn brings new jobs to do, new plants to enjoy, and the best time of year to make big changes and redesigns

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    Top plant families for pollinators in August

    The National Botanic Garden of Wales is leading research using DNA barcoding to understand the foraging preferences of pollinating insects. Based on their results so far, we asked the Botanic Garden’s scientists to let us know some of the best plants to attract pollinators in August. Here are their top six plant families. Be sure to avoid double flowered varieties.

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