Full Book List
Full book list of all available new books. Alphabetical by author.
The Rooftop Beekeeper is part essential guide to urban beekeeping, part love song to the amazing honeybee, with more than 75 photographs and illustrations. Read on, and you may soon suit up for a new favourite hobby with the benefit of new friends made with gifts of home-harvested honey.Includes 21 recipes for enjoying honey in baking and cooking, and formulas for salves, beauty products, and beeswax candles.
Beekeeping is fun! It’s an environmentally-friendly hobby that takes your outdoors where you can explore the lives of these fascination creatures and enjoy the honey that they produce. But to care for your bees responsibly you need to understand what is happening inside the colony.Whether you’re simply interested in bees, are about to start out as a beekeeper, or have already kept bees for a season, discover:• The types of bees and where to get them• How to handle bees and inspect a colony• How to understand and care for your bees• How to deal with a colony that swarms• How to harvest honey• How to create a bee-friendly gardenRoger Patterson started keeping bees in 1963 as a 15-year-old. He has been a demonstrator and lecturer for over 35 years. He is a Birttish Beekeepers Association Trustee, and committee member of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association.
A must for any beekeeper and nearly as essential as an orange in the stocking at the bottom of the bed at Christmas. First published in 1984, this Annual, updated yearly, includes a listing of beekeeping associations, a diary and a large editorial sections of interesting articles.
The Annual, published for 32 years is the established, up to date source book for beekeeping in the British Isles. It contains articles, a directory of beekeeping associations and organisations, and an apiary diary. An essential Christmas purchase.
Now in its 33rd years of publication, the Annual is the longest running Annual in the history of British beekeeping. It serves as a reference source, a diary, a hive record resource which will prove invaluable throughout the year and a set of articles guaranteed to entertain and amuse. The perfect stocking filler for the enthusiastic beekeeper
Now in its 34rd year of publication, the Annual is the longest running Annual in the history of British beekeeping. It serves as a reference source, a diary, a hive record resource which will prove invaluable throughout the year and a set of articles guaranteed to entertain and amuse. The perfect stocking filler for the enthusiastic beekeeper.
Ken Pickles , the Wharfedale Beekeeper has written a wide ranging text reviewing his beekeeping philosophy and the underlying reasons for their success. Certainly a must for any Yorkshireman. It recalls Summer evening sitting by his hives, the lure of the craft and all that it is associated with.