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    Guide to May’s Wildflowers

    May is a busy month for botanists and the perfect time to begin identifying plant species. Biophilic Wales have made this downloadable guide to help you identify some native wildflowers you can find in May.

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    Guide to April’s Wildflowers

    April is one of the best months for wildflowers, particularly woodland species. Biophilic Wales have made this downloadable guide to help you identify some native wildflowers you can find in April.

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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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    Inspiring Spaces: volunteering to bring nature to the Health Board

    Volunteering is at the heart of the Biophilic Wales project. We asked one of the longest standing volunteers, why he comes out with us every Tuesday to transform NHS sites….

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    Flowerpot Podcast – The One with Dr Abigail Lowe

    Abi explains how the Botanic Garden was used to examine the links between flowering plants, pollen, hoverflies, bumble bees and solitary bees. She also talks about how her relationship with the Garden began while she was still at school.

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