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A garden with the best buzz

Any gardener knows that if you provide the plants the bees like, they will keep the garden alive with their buzz throughout the spring and summer. Because of the importance of gardens for bumblebees, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust sponsors the ‘Best Buzz’ award which is judged by Kent Wildlife Trust.

Last year’s winner was Gwen Richardson. Gwen’s garden is awash with colour in spring and summer, and a fabulous endorsement for gardening for bees. Let’s look a bit closer at the plants she’s included…