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ONBG visit to Rosybee Nurseries, 25th June 2016

On a typical English summers day (a bit wet) 24 of us converged on Rosybee Nurseries in south Oxfordshire to learn about their research on bee-friendly plants from proprietor – and beekeeper – Rosi Rollings. Her work covers aspects not … Continue reading

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So why do Bees build hexagonal honeycombs?

I was not even thinking about this until a friend posted a link to this explanation. What is it about bees and hexagons? Originally published on Wed May 15, 2013 8:18 am By Robert Krulwich   Enlarge image Credit Robert Krulwich / … Continue reading

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