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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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    Bees in winter

    A question I am often asked at this time of the year, “do the bees die off or hibernate over Winter?”

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    Taking Cuttings

    Growing the Future’s Horticultural Trainer, Ben, has written this helpful guide on taking cuttings in the garden.

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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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