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  1. Garden blogs

    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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    Sticky situation needs sorting on the Solstice

    An elusive queen gives Botanic beekeeper Lynda Christie the right royal runaround on the longest day of the year . . .

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    Taking care on a rather blustery day

    Flaming June! Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie battles with the elements to make her mark

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    Keeping a close watch on our sentinel apiary

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie’s board report reveals healthy hives. Now she has to mind the June gap . . .

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    The pollen-nation is out in force on a sunny afternoon

    Botanic Garden beekeeper Lynda Christie discovers that, when it comes to honeybees, one plus one equals four!

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    Sign up for Hornet Watch. Your pollinators need you!

    You can play a part in keeping our honey bees and other insects safe. Our beekeeper Lynda Christie explains

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