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  1. Garden blogs

    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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  2. Garden blogs

    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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    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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