Recent Publications

  • The Poetry of Bees

  • Liz Westcott (2019)

  • Liz Westcott has been keeping bees since 2005 and runs about 20 colonies in Brixham, Devon. Inspired by the bees to enter the Poetry Class at various local shows, Liz…
  • Bees vs People

  • Chris Slade (2019)

  • This slim volume of poems is titled as it is because partly it is about people I have met as a beekeeper and partly because, when I write about bees,…
  • The Idle Beekeeper

  • Bill Anderson (2019)

  • From building a hive to harvesting honey, a top urban beekeepers shows how to keep bees the simple way. Global bee populations have been rapidly declining for years, and it's…
  • The Lives of Bees

  • Thomas D. Seeley (2019)

  • The Latest important book from a world leading scientist! (Hardback, 432 pages) Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to…
  • The Asian Hornet Handbook

  • Sarah Bunker (2019)

  • Around 2004, the Asian or yellow-legged hornet (Vespa velutina nigrithorax) was accidentally imported into southern France from China, and it has spread through western European countries with astonishing speed. Since…
  • A Book of Honey

  • Eva Crane (2019)

  • Upon her death in 2007, the New York Times acknowledged that Eva Crane wrote some of the most important books on bees and apiculture. A Book of Honey is one…
  • Harvesting Honey

  • Wally Shaw (2018)

  • This booklet covers all stages of the process of getting honey from the hive and into a jar (suitable for sale) in a manner that inflicts the least damage to…
  • Comb Management

  • Wally Shaw (2018)

  • In a sense the combs in a honey bee nest are an extension of the bees that made them and it is really the bees and combs together that constitute…
  • In Business with Bees

  • Kim Flottum (2018)

  • Ready to take your beekeeping skills to the next level? In Business with Bees provides the answers you need. "The only way to save the honey bee is to save…
  • A Nomad Amongst the Bees

  • Julian Johnston (1995)

  • Julian Johnston started beekeeping when he was six years old and continued it in his various travels around the world with the Army and in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.…
  • The Joys of Beekeeping

  • Richard Taylor (2012)

  • A wonderful book in which Richard Taylor develops his philosophy to life and more importantly to beekeeping in a readable and thoroughly delightful way.