THE PRACTICAL BEEKEEPER - BEEKEEPING NATURALLY
Volumes I, II & III by Michael BushThis book is about how to keep bees in a natural and practical system where they do not require treatments for pests and diseases and only minimal interventions. It is also about simple practical beekeeping. It is..
Australian native bees - NSW DPI, AustraliaCombining the substantial expertise of many of Australia's leading native bee researchers, this book is a guide to observing and keeping Australia's broad range of native bee species.Table of contents:Bee biology and behaviourBee..
Attracting Native Pollinators - Xerces Society - USAWith the recent decline of the European honey bee, it is more important than ever to encourage the activity of other native pollinators to keep your flowers beautiful and your grains and produce plentiful. In Attracting Native Pollinators, ..
BACKYARD BEEKEEPING AND HONEY PRODUCTION - UK
By Phil Rant.Bees are an essential part of our natural world and their importance in pollinating our food crops cannot be overstated. Over a third of the world's food is dependent upon pollinators, of which the honey bee Apis mellifera is possi..
THE BEE BOOK - Australia
By Ann CliffFrom a local Victorian author, covers Beekeeping Basics, Harvesting Honey, Beeswax, Candles and other Bee Business. A great introduction to beekeeping or gift for someone beginning to think about keeping bees...
TOP-BAR BEEKEEPING:Organic Practices for Honeybee Health - UK
By Crowder & HarrellIn recent years beekeepers have had to face tremendous challenges, from pests such as varroa and tracheal mites and from the mysterious but even more devastating phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disord..
WISDOM OF THE BEES - AustraliaBy Erik BerrevoetsWhile the benefits of Steiner's research into agriculture and education are increasingly recognized, his research into the nature of bees has had limited impact on beekeeping practices and on our general understanding of nature. Wisdom of ..
BEES IN THE CITY: The urban beekeeping handbook - UK
By Alison Benjamin & Brian McCallumFrom the rooftop of Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly and the grounds of Buckingham Palace to the Square Mile's skyscrapers, banks and law courts, out to the city farms, back yards and council flat ..
Comb Honey Basics - Lloyd Spear - USAMany beekeepers and consumers enjoy eating comb honey but are unsure what is involved in making this delicious honeybee product. This booklet describes in easy to follow steps how to prepare, harvest and sell comb honey as well as providing instructions o..
GETTING STARTED IN PERMACULTURE - UK
By Ross & Jenny MarsPermaculture experts Ross and Jenny Mars outline the steps to transform your garden into a productive living system. Modelled upon the development of Candlelight Farm, and illustrated with photographs, this guide encourages the r..
Introduction to Australian Native BeesWritten by Dr. Anne Dollin, a well known expert on Australian native bees.This concise and easy to read booklet gives a good overview of the major native bees found in eastern Australia. ..
NATURAL BEEKEEPING: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture - USABy Ross ConradThe various chemicals used in beekeeping have, for the past decades, held Varroa Destructor, a mite, and other major pests at bay, but chemical resistance is building and evolution threatens to overtake the be..