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Natural Beekeeping

Author : Ross Conrad
ISBN : 9781603583626
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 22.60 MB
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Offers an alternative to conventional chemical beekeeping practices with a natural hive management program, and includes information on bee anatomy, urban beekeeping, working with queens, mite control, and hive diseases.
Category: Gardening

The Thinking Beekeeper

Author : Christy Hemenway
ISBN : 9780865717206
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 42.82 MB
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A guide to an alternative method of keeping bees, shows how to cultivate top bar hives, in a book aimed an those interested in ensuring the viability of the bee population for years to come. Original.
Category: Gardening

Natural Beekeeping With The Warr Hive

Author : David Heaf
ISBN : 1908904380
Genre : Nature
File Size : 63.83 MB
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"Keeping bees in a more natural way is growing in popularity throughout the world. Older hive designs are being reappraised, and methods that have been used for over a century are being questioned. The People's Hive of Abbé Émile Warré (1867-1951) is one of the older designs that beekeepers find particularly attractive. Several commercial honey producers have already adapted it to fir their needs. Warréone-size box with top-bars, natural comb and insulting quilt, create ideal conditions for colony vitality and survival, as well as reducing consumption of honey stores in winter. The hive is now used worldwide in climates ranging from the tropics to the taïga."--Page 4 of cover.
Category: Nature

Beekeeping For Dummies

Author : Howland Blackiston
ISBN : 9781119310068
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 55.64 MB
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Everything you need to 'bee' a successful backyard beekeeper If you've ever thought about becoming a backyard beekeeper—or have already tried a hand at it and want to be better one—then this is the book for you! In Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition you'll find everything you need to know in order to start your own colony, including how to assemble and maintain beehives, handle every phase of honey production, purchase and use all the latest tools, and what to do beyond your first season. This hands-on guide provides all the tools, tips, tricks, and techniques needed to become a real backyard beekeeper. You'll learn to identify the queen from her workers and drones, properly open and close the hive, distinguish one type of honey from another, and preserve your colony if disaster should strike. Keep bees on a small urban rooftop or in a large country yard Assemble your own hive and sustain it for years to come Safely inspect and manage your colony Harvest and sell your own honey Becoming a backyard beekeeper isn't as hard as people think—and with this hands-on guide, you'll be able to create one honey of a colony that will have the neighbors buzzing.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Beekeeping For Beginners

Author : Erin Morrow
ISBN : 9781681270920
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 54.58 MB
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Are you looking into going into the beekeeping business? Do you know anything about bees and how they are related to honey? This book will be a guide for you into the world of the bees and their hives.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Top Bar Beekeeping

Author : Les Crowder
ISBN : 9781603584616
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82.71 MB
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Discusses top-bar hives as an organic approach to raising bees without antibiotics, miticides, and other chemicals, and reviews the basics of beekeeping and how to manage the hive through the seasons.
Category: Nature

Bees In The City

Author : Brian McCallum
ISBN : 9780852652534
Genre : Nature
File Size : 31.79 MB
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Beekeeping - once seen as an old-fashioned country pursuit - is increasingly attracting young metropolitan professionals, and new hives are springing up all over our cities. Whether you're attracted to beekeeping because you want to produce your own honey, do your bit to combat the threats that honeybee colonies face today, or simply reconnect with nature, Bees in the City provides a comprehensive guide to the subject. Written by the authors of the bestselling A World Without Bees, it: - introduces you to the school teachers, inner-city youngsters, City professionals and budding entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of this exciting new movement - suggests creative ways you can help bees in your own back garden without keeping a hive - provides extensive, practical information for the novice urban beekeeper, including tips on getting started and a month-by-month job guide Packed with invaluable advice on how to understand and support these extraordinary creatures, Bees in the City will inspire you to join this new urban revolution.
Category: Nature

Balanced Beekeeping Ii Managing The Top Bar Hive

Author : Philip Chandler
ISBN : 9781326497651
Genre : Pets
File Size : 80.99 MB
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If The Barefoot Beekeeper was the harbinger of the 'natural beekeeping' movement, then this is the workshop manual. Together with its companion volume - Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar Hive - this book will lead you gently into a fascinating relationship with the most engaging of nature's workers: the honeybee. The author draws on 15 years of experience with many types of hive in the both amateur and professional beekeeping contexts. You will want this book beside you for years to come!
Category: Pets