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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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    Bramble gamble is key to bridging the June gap

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie is praying for rain to boost the nectar flow as swarm season continues

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    The bees don’t read the books!

    Sneaky bees keep vigilant Lynda on her toes as temperatures rise, swifts soar and ‘swarm time’ looms . . .

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    Bee team makes great start to the new season

    Free from social distancing restrictions, it is very much buzz-iness as usual for our honey bees – and for Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie . . .

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