Wild Pollinator Count – What will you see?

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There are more than 15 pollinators on this single flower (a Eucalypt) – including several native bee species, wasps, a fly and an ant.

By Karen Retra
Which pollinators visit your area? I bet you said bees, right?

European honey bees are great pollinators, but you might be surprised to hear they aren’t the only ones. Many other insects are pollinators too.

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Summer delights

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Harvesting summer fruit

By Sue Brunskill
This summer we stayed at home instead of going away and I have really enjoyed making new recipes and turning the excess fruit into food for later, including labna, kefir and green drinks, and my usual plum products. I must say I only ever make things that are no fuss and easy to make, and also easy to use later.

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