Recent Publications

  • Bumblebees, An Introduction

  • Nikki Gammans Richard Comment S. C. Morgan Gill Perkins (2018)

  • This Bumblebee Conservation Trust book introduces this charismatic species to a wider audience. Written by Trust staff, it covers bumblebee biology, their decline and conservation and what you can do…
  • The Bumblebees of Kent

  • Nikki Gammans Geoff Allen (2016)

  • The county of Kent has the highest diversity of bumblebee species in the UK. This book aims to provide a comprehensive guide to bumblebee ecology and offers an inclusive introduction…
  • The Bee-Hive

  • Dorothy Galton ()

  • Much has been written about the myths connected with bees and beekeeping. This book looks at the reality behind the myths and throws light on a way of life in…
  • Honey Wines and Beers

  • Clara Furness ()

  • It was in the days, about fifteen years ago, when amateur wine making was at it's height, that Clara Furness penned these pages. A long series of articles appeared in…
  • Queen Bee Breeding

  • Elizabeth Frost Doug Somerville (2016)

  • We have recently taken into stock this Australian title which we consider to be the most up to date publication, (and probable with Woodward – Queen Bee, the best two…
  • Beekeeping and the Law

  • David Frimston David Smith (1993)

  • David Frimston has for many years been Hon. Solicitor to the British Beekeepers Association. This books is a collection of 20 legal cases involving bees, from America as well as…
  • Song of Increase

  • Jacqueline Freeman (2016)

  • "This is the most apicentric book on natural beekeeping that I have read .. Throughout the book she lets the bees speak for themselves as they tell us about things…
  • Pheromones of Social Bees

  • John B. Free (2007)

  • Social insects employ many different pheromone systems which control almost all of their activities. Because of the economic importance and fascination of social bees their pheromones have been among the…
  • History of Beekeeping in Britain

  • Malcolm H Fraser (2010)

  • Malcolm Fraser, a past President of the British Beekeepers Association has written a most interesting account of the development of beekeeping in Great Britain. Through these pages past beekeepers come…
  • Bee Boles and Bee Houses

  • Anne Foster (2014)

  • Man's domestication of the humble honey bee spans millennia. The evolution of beekeeping may be traced in the changing form of the beehive and in the various structures used to…
  • Honey Cookery

  • Christine Ford (2017)

  • One of the pleasures of buying honey from a small local bee-keeper is that it gives you a taste of that particular area because the foraging bees gather nectar within…
  • The Honey Handbook

  • Kim Flottum ()

  • A handbook of honey which acts as a guide to creating, harvesting and cooking with natural honeys, written by the editor of the leading American bee Magazine - Bee Culture.…