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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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    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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    Feeding time for the bees

    On my daily dog walks by the river I have noticed much bee activity on the Himalayan Balsam.

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    All about Bee Hotels and how to make your own!

    Did you know that the majority of bees are queenless, don’t produce honey and don’t live in colonies or hives?

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    From eight to (nearly) eight hundred: an update on honey sampling from around the UK

    Laura Jones, a PhD researcher at the Garden, asked for honey samples from beekeepers around the UK. Here’s a run down on the labwork so far.

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    Science team at the Welsh Beekeeping Convention

    Recently the Science team enjoyed a trip out from the lab and headed to the Welsh Beekeepers’ Association Convention at the showground in Builth Wells.

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