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    Bee Blog – As we go into October

    This week the bees have been working hard collecting their stores for Winter, topping up their provisions.

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    Guide to August’s Wildflowers

    As the end of summer approaches there are still many floral delights to find. Here are a few species to look out for.

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    Feeding up for winter

    I have been checking out the Ivy covered walls around the Garden this morning hoping to find that the Ivy flowers have opened, but not just yet.

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    Regency Restoration Project – Finishing Touches

    The Regency Restoration Project has been a five-year project which has restored features of a Regency period landscape, created in the late 18th and early 19th century for William Paxton, in what is now Waun Las National Nature Reserve.

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    Unite and Prosper! by Lynda Christie

    Solving the problem of a queen-less colony We always need to have a reason for opening and disturbing the bees. The main aim this week is to assess if colonies need to be given more boxes, to process the nectar flow and make honey stores. If we already know that the colony is ‘queen right’ […]

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    Bees get busy on the brambles

    Botanic beekeeper Lynda Christie is back on her beat with hopes of a honey harvest

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