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March 25, 2020

A good thing to do for your bees while staying at home?  Make a Bee Pub! 🍹🐝🍺

Bees need to drink, but they can get wet and drown trying to drink from flat open water.  As seen below, I found one of my veg trugs had built up a few cm of rainwater in the bottom, and still some bees had drowned in it (there are hives nearby, so I have more than you m...

November 6, 2019

More citizen science from Sussex! Priyesha is looking for samples of songbird feathers from all over the UK to examine the presence of pesticides in the environment. If you spot any feathers on the ground while outside, it'd be fantastic if you could scoop them up and send them in to Sussex (with a bit of brief info about where you were when you fo...

November 1, 2019

Our 'Slowing Slugs' project might not have found a sure-fire mollusc deterrant, but don't throw out your sheep's wool pellets just yet!  Although more of an anecdotal result, we did see that plants muched with a nice wool coat seemed to be larger than those without.  Since this project didn't assess the final yield of plants (and we tend to fertili...

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