HIVE MANAGEMENT A SEASONAL GUIDE FOR BEEKEEPERS STOREYS DOWN TO EARTH GUIDES

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Hive Management

Author : Richard E. Bonney
ISBN : 0882666371
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 77.40 MB
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Offers concise, up-to-date information on beekeeping tasks, including how to prevent, capture, and control swarms, when and how to harvest honey, and dealing successfully with queens
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Beekeeping

Author : Richard E. Bonney
ISBN : 9781603421737
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 80.39 MB
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Keep your own bees and enjoy delicious golden honey from your own backyard. With his respect and admiration for bees evident on every page, Richard E. Bonney describes how to acquire bees, manage a hive, prevent and treat diseases, and extract a crop of honey. Enthusiastic beekeepers of every stripe and experience level will benefit from Bonney’s astonishing knowledge of the craft — from beekeeping history and honeybee biology to the complex social structure of the hive.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Insects And Spiders

Author : Noel Tait
ISBN : 1840117222
Genre : Insects
File Size : 75.52 MB
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This series brings insects and spiders to life, with up-to-date information and state-of-the-art 3D illustrations that practically leap off every page, stimulating minds and imaginations in a whole new way.
Category: Insects

Milkwood

Author : Kirsten Bradley
ISBN : 9781760637101
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 86.91 MB
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This beautifully presented book gives readers the nitty-gritty guide for five diverse ways to nourish ourselves from stewarding nature's abundance.' David Holmgren, co-originator of Permaculture 'This book may change your life and your community.' Costa Georgiadis 'Finally, the ultimate self-reliance manual from premier educational facilitator, Milkwood.' Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm 'A joyful guide to how to grow, eat and live in harmony with nature.' Indira Naidoo The skills that we learn bind our lives together. Do you want to know how to grow your own food? Or how to keep bees? How to forage for edible seaweed along the shoreline, or wild greens down by the stream? Maybe you're curious about growing mushrooms or how to grow the perfect tomato. You're invited to make these skills your own. Designed to be read with a pot of tea by your elbow and a notebook beside you, Milkwood is all you need to start living a more home-grown life. From DIY projects to wild fermented recipes, the in-depth knowledge and hands-on instruction contained in these pages will have your whole family fascinated and inspired to get growing, keeping, cooking and making. Milkwood is the name of Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar's first farm as well as their school where anyone can learn skills for down-to-earth living. Kirsten, Nick and a team of educators offer courses on topics contained in this book as well as permaculture design, natural building and much more. Kirsten and Nick live on a small regenerative farm near Daylesford, where many things from the sprouted grain they feed their chickens to ingredients that make up dinner is homegrown.
Category: House & Home

Beekeeping In Asia

Author : Pongthep Akratanakul
ISBN : 9251025185
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Category: Technology & Engineering

Value Added Products From Beekeeping

Author : R. Krell
ISBN : 9251038198
Genre : Science
File Size : 88.76 MB
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The purpose of this bulletin is to introduce beekeepers, people considering keeping bees and those interested in processing and marketing to the large diversity of products that can be derived from beekeeping for income generation. Each product category, includinng cosmetics, derived from basic bee products such as honey, pollen, wax, propolis, royal jelly, venom, adult and larval honeybees, is presented in this publication, providing history, description, product quality, marketing aspects and a few selected recipes. A detailed bibliography, a list of suppliers of equipment, conversion of weights and Codex Alimentarius Standards for Honey are given in the annexes.
Category: Science

New Beekeeping In A Long Deep Hive

Author : Robin Dartington
ISBN : 1912271192
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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New Beekeeping records a search for the most suitable way to keep bees in the garden under modern conditions. It draws ideas from many past bee-masters to form a new overall approach. New Beekeeping manages bees within the natural patterns of colony life. Manipulations are used to influence the rate at which the colony matures, but the bees are never treated mechanically. The Author believes any colony which does not attempt to swarm when in the right condition is biologically decadent. The management methods both build large colonies and control the swarming instinct. A detailed plan of operation sets out how to manage a colony in twelve visits over a year.
Category: Technology & Engineering

A Short History Of The Honey Bee

Author : E. Readicker-Henderson
ISBN : 9781604691443
Genre : Nature
File Size : 23.34 MB
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There are around 16,000 species of bee. Only seven of these are responsible for creating the world's sweetest treat—honey. Combining Ilona's gorgeous photography and E. Readicker-Henderson's engaging text, A Short History of the Honey Bee follows the journey from flower to hive to honey throughout history. A Short History of the Honey Bee starts with the story of the honey bee—why it is named Apis mellifera, how it has evolved from a solitary creature to one that travels in groups, why it stings, and how pollination really works. Readicker-Henderson then moves on to the honey, detailing its history from a wild food foraged for on cliffs to the many varieties available for purchase today. But it is the everyday importance of the bee that remains the central message. Forty percent of the world's food supply—including apples, tomatoes, and strawberries—is dependent on pollination by honeybees. Colony collapse, when the worker bees suddenly disappear and leave behind the queen and the hive, is an ecological and agricultural crisis. For this reason alone we need to be more aware of the significance of bees.
Category: Nature

Managing Alternative Pollinators

Author : Eric Mader
ISBN : 1933395206
Genre : Bee culture
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"Examines the history of the British fire service from 1800-1980, embracing certain key themes of modern British history: the impact of industrial change on urban development, the effect of disaster on political reform, the growth of the state, and the relationship between masculinity and trade unionism in creating a professional identity"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Bee culture