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    My first three months at the Garden

    I’ve already written a couple of blog posts, but I thought I should introduce myself! I’m Katie, and I’m a placement student based in the Science Centre. I’m here for ten months as part of my Biology degree at the University of York. Whilst I’m here, I will mainly be involved in the Saving Pollinators […]

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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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    Preparing wax for making Beeswax products

    The bees make beeswax as the building blocks of their home.

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    Making the most of Beeswax

    The Bees are prepared for Winter, the clocks have gone back and now we turn our attention to jobs in and around the apiary that need our attention.

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    New apiary site takes shape

    There’s a chill in the air but the work of our botanic beekeeper and her volunteers goes on . . .

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