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Honey Bee Hobbyist

Author : Norman Gary
ISBN : 1933958944
Genre : Nature
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Offers a guide to beekeeping that covers such topics as the history of bees and the current methods and techniques used by amateur beekeepers.

On The Keeping Of Bees

Author : John M. Whitaker
ISBN : 1912271486
Genre : Reference
File Size : 57. 84 MB
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Beekeeping is the most fascinating and absorbing of pastimes. This book developed from the course that I have presented to new beekeepers at my local association in Yorkshire for several years. One of the joys of beekeeping is the diversity of approach and this is to be celebrated. But there are two fundamental premises that govern my beekeeping and underpin the ethos behind the book. I believe that a sound knowledge of the natural history of honeybees is essential to being a good beekeeper and the first priority of the beekeeper is to keep the bees healthy. A colony of healthy bees will produce honey whether you want it or not. The book gives a complete guide for the beginner and is sufficiently detailed to help prepare a new beekeeper to the level required by the BBKA basic assessment.

Keeping The Bees

Author : Laurence Packer
ISBN : 9781443400398
Genre : Nature
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A world without bees would be much less colourful, with fewer plants and flowers. But that's not all -- food would be in much shorter supply, and available in much less variety. While the media focuses on colony-collapse disorder and the threats to honey bees specifically, the real danger is much greater: all bees are at risk. And because of the integral role these insects play in the ecology of our planet, we may be at risk as well. The life of Laurence Packer, a melittologist at Toronto's York University, revolves around bees, whether he's searching for them under leaves in a South American jungle or identifying new species in the desert heat of Arizona. Packer often finds himself in exotic and even dangerous locales, risking snake bites, sunstroke, and even the ire of other scientists. Everywhere he travels, he discovers the same unsettling trend: bees are disappearing. And since bees are responsible for up to one-third of our food supply, the consequences are frightening.

Keeping Bees

Author : Peter Beckley
ISBN : CORNELL:31924001349855
Genre : Nature
File Size : 64. 85 MB
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Honey Bee Hobbyist

Author : Norman Gary
ISBN : 9781620083161
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 39. 43 MB
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A Practical Guide to an Enjoyable Hobby Bee keeping isn't just for the professional farmer—bees can be kept in any situation from simple backyards and rooftops to large expanses of farmland. Discover whether honey beekeeping is right for you, and find out everything you need to know to keep and acquire bees in this updated guide. Honey Bee Hobbyist, 2nd Edition will help novice beekeepers fully understand this exciting pastime. Dr. Norman Gary, a world-renowned honey bee expert and enthusiast, counsels beginners on all things honeybee related. He takes readers from finding bees and housing them to collecting honey and using their produce for pleasure and possible profit. With more than 100 fascinating color photographs and tips and tricks acquired over half a century of beekeeping, this practical handbook is your first step toward a wonderful and rewarding lifelong hobby. Honey Bee Hobbyist, 2nd Edition will show you how to: Start your own hive Understand the life and times of honey bees Care for your bees in each season and at every stage of life Expand your apiary Keep your neighbors happy Educate others about bees Get the most out of your new hobby

Keeping Bees In Towns And Cities

Author : Luke Dixon
ISBN : 9781604694499
Genre : Nature
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Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities features everything an urbanite needs to know to start keeping bees: how to select the perfect hive, how to buy bees, how to care for a colony, how to harvest honey, and what to do in the winter. Urban beekeeping has particular challenges and needs, and this book highlights the challenges and presents practices that are safe, legal, and neighbor-friendly. The text is rounded out with profiles of urban beekeepers from all over the world, including public hives at the Maryland Center for Horticulture, beekeeping on an office balcony in Melbourne, Australia, and a poolside hive at a hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia.

What S The Buzz

Author : Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
ISBN : 1459809602
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 30. 2 MB
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This illustrated book of nonfiction for middle-grades describes how people are becoming more aware of bees and our dependence on them, and are working to save bees in all kinds of different ways.

Bee Keeping

Author : Frank Benton
ISBN : HARVARD:32044107210338
Genre : Bee culture
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Keeping The Bees Employed

Author : Richard Bruce Morris
ISBN : 0615393659
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 33. 47 MB
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RB Morris is a celebrated poet and a recording artist. He is known for mixing poetry and spoken-word with music and is a renowned singer-songwriter who tours the US and Europe. Lucinda Williams has called him "the greatest unknown songwriter in the country." And Steve Earle says "RB Morris is the reason I started writing poetry." He recorded an album on John Prine's Oh Boy! Records. RB was writer in residence at the University of Tennessee from 2004-2008, and was inducted into the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame in 2009. Along with this new book he has a new cd titled Spies Lies and Burning Eyes.

Keeping Bees Alive

Author : Lawrence John Connor
ISBN : 1878075586
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 58. 65 MB
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A book for all beekeepers and those thinking of starting a bee hive. How to obtain information about bees, what to avoid and which hive type to obtain. Review locating an apiary and what bee stock to use. Reviews sustainable bee biology and bee management. Ends with a detailed review of the advantages and disadvantages of biodynamic beekeeping.

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