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South East mild weather gives bees flying start

17 April 2014 Last updated at 20:20 BST

The mild spring weather has given a flying start to bees, blossom and bluebells as many plants come into flower earlier than usual across the South East.

Yvette Austin, BBC South East Today's environment correspondent, spoke to fruit farmer Clive Baxter, bee expert Nikki Gammans and Iain Parkinson, from Wakehurst Place in West Sussex.