Full Book List
Full book list of all available new books. Alphabetical by author.
A delightful account of the trials and tribulations of a new beekeeper in South West Ireland. Written with passion and enthusiasm,this ranks A delightful account of the trials and tribulations of a new beekeeper in South West Ireland. Written with passion and enthusiasm,this ranks with Richard Taylor and Harold Lund in accounts of ‘bee fever’.
It has always been a well-known fact that products from the beehive are good for human health. However, recent scientific research has proved that various substances produced by honeybees, as well as innumerable possible combinations with plant material, possess real medical properties.
Ten years after its first publication, this book has become a work of reference in its field. Translated by Francine Sagar, this new edition tells us more about the Cuban venture, and brings essential clarification to what has, at last, been recognised within the scientific community as a true solution to natural health.
Scientific Queen Rearing is one of the classic American titles in this area of beekeeping. This facsimile reprint of the 3rd edition of 1901 at a 110% scale allows easier reading. There is much advice in this volume, although written over 100 years ago, which is relevant to the Queen rearers of today.
A short introduction to this interesting hobby by the founder of The European Honey Pot Collectors Society. If you have an interest in the subject or are considering it, purchase of this booklet could be an investment.John Doyle is the founder of The European Honey Pot Collectors Society and this book encourages you to start collecting.
Charles Dublon is Principality Beekeeping Advisor for Wales, based at The Welsh Beekeeping Centre, College Howell Harris, Brecon, Powys. He has a masters degree in sugar technology, and is a Chartered Biologist. He is also a member of the Apicultural Education Association. Pauline Dublon, his wife, is a beekeeper in her own right. They have kept bees both as a hobby and as a commercial venture. For several years they ran more than three hundred stocks and have first hand experience of most of the problems and joys of beekeeping.
Michael Duncan, a beekeepers for over 60 years has written a quite exceptional and unique text, published as a volume with both illustrations and text in his own free flowing hand. Starting the craft in Birmingham in 1947 he has since 1982 kept bees in North Devon. His concern for our world is clearly stated in his words. We live in an ailing, troubled, treadmill of a world. But another does exist parallel to it – largely unnoticed. A world of light, colour, sweetness, tranquility: of external rhythms and harmonies. Step over into it each day, however briefly. Hold it in some secluded corner of the heart. Saving Our Bees Can Save Our Sanity.
The artist is a beekeeper and an art master on the West Midlands. His ideas for Ambrose come to him as he thinks about his own bees and the particular time of year. For nearly two years an Ambrose cartoon has appeared in the British Bee Journal crammed with the greatest detail and the thought has occurred that gathered together the cartoons would make an excellent colouring book for children – and even grown-ups!A set of drawings with a beekeeping theme that children can colour.
Bumblebees are popular and well-loved insects. Yet, surprisingly, the majority of people know little or nothing about them. Over the last two decades, populations of some of the rarer species have seriously declined, and even the commoner ones are no longer as numerous as they once were. This has given cause for alarm since they are important pollinators of wild and garden flowers, fruit trees ad some crops. Bumblebees population have crashed for a number of reasons and we need to know more about these fascinating insects. This guide is for people from all works of life and aims to create a greater awareness and knowledge of bumblebees.• How to identify the majority of bumble species in the world.• Easy-to-use quick identification chart.• 25 species described, with colour photographs of both sexes, plus life history.• Cross-referencing system with symbols to help more accurate identification in the field.• Habitat requirements for conservation action and how to attract bumblebees to your garden.