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The truth about wasps

Hannah Stephenson
THE warm summer has led to a rise in wasp numbers, according to pest controllers, while the heat has caused fruit – the wasp's favourite sugary meal – to ripen much faster than usual.

The Casual Gardener: Respect your elders

John Manley
IF THERE’s an elder tree near you – and as one of our most common and resilient native trees the likelihood is high – may I suggest you go and stand beside it, before taking several deep breaths through your nose.

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