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Early this morning, letting the dog out to, ahem, powder her nose in the garden, a gentle humming reminded me that the day’s work was already under way for bees on the early shift. Closer inspection of a nearby catmint revealed several little furry bodies buzzing harmoniously as they moved methodically from one bloom to the next. This plant – Nepeta “Six Hills Giant” – is a magnet for them and you will often find several bees busy at work on the same plant.
A man from Newport had been a busy bee in helping to get 200,000 bees back into Ireland; in a joint initiative between Innocent smoothies and the Federation of Irish Beekeepers.