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Keeping Bees and Making Honey

By: Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum

Price: $24.90

Publisher: UK, David and Charles: 2013

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 001537


Keeping Bees and Making Honey is a stunning, comprehensive and attractive lifestyle guide to beekeeping packed with images, information, practical advice, useful resources and recipes. Whether you have a tiny balcony or acres of land; live in the middle of a city or in the countryside surrounded by flowers, you can keep bees. Keeping Bees and Making Honey caters for every situation, and covers everything you will need to consider before you set up your colony--including ... View more info

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The Bee Book: Beekeeping Basics, Harvesting Honey, Beeswax, Candles & Other Bee Business

By: Ann Cliff

Price: $19.90

Publisher: Australia, Aird Books: 2010

Seller ID: 003195


Honey has been an important food for people for thousands of years. Their desire for it led to the, domestication of bees, through crafting artificial beehives and manipulating the bees' food sources. But quite apart from the harvests of honey and wax, the life-giving role of bees in pollinating many plants that people rely on for food, has made them the stuff of legend, mystery, worship and, nowadays, also controversy. Although some people believe that our reliance on b... View more info

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Nature's Gifts: Answers to Questions about Honey, Pollen and all things Bees

By: Athol Craig and Skaidra Craig

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Australia, Athol Craig: 2016

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1058


UPDATED REPRINT 2016 Did you know that to collect a kilo of honey, bees need to visit one million plants? In going about their daily lives, bees provide plants with pollination necessary for reproduction and biodiversity, and they provide food for many species from ants to insects to birds. They are also an integral part of the self-sufficiency approach to sustainable production. The authors look after over 100 honey and native bee hives. They have run bee works... View more info

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Manuka: The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey

By: Cliff Van Eaton

Price: $24.90

Publisher: New Zealand, Exisle Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: A1093


Not so long ago, in a small island nation in the South Pacific, beekeepers produced a most peculiar honey. It was much darker than the clover honey everyone put on their toast in the morning, and it tasted very different. In fact, the honey was a problem: it was hard to get out of the combs, and even harder for beekeepers to sell. Today that honey, manuka from New Zealand, is known around the world. It fetches high prices, and beekeepers do everything in their power t... View more info

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Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

By: Doug Purdie

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2014

Seller ID: A1132


Everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard. Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll be hooked. Backyard Bees is the ultimate guide to installing and maintaining a hive... View more info

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The Bee Friendly Garden: Easy Ways to Help the Bees and Make Your Garden Grow

By: Doug Purdie

Price: $34.90

Publisher: Australia, Murdoch Books: 2016

Seller ID: A1131


A grower's handbook to attracting bees and other beneficial insects. Bees are our most important pollinators and they are in decline the world over. They love to live in urban environments, where it's a short flight path from one type of plant to the next. But conventional gardens that favour lawns and pesticides over flowers and edible plants are scaring the good bugs away. The Bee Friendly Garden is a guide for all gardeners great and small to encouraging bees an... View more info

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Bees, Wasps, and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens

By: Eric Grissell

Price: $34.90

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2010

Seller ID: 001531


Few insects are more important than bees, wasps, and ants. They maintain the garden's biological balance, fertilize vegetables, fruits, and flowers, and recycle nutrients within the soil. It's no exaggeration to say that a garden can't be understood without an understanding of its insects. "Bees, Wasps, and Ants" explores the importance of the Hymenoptera and explains how gardeners can encourage (or discourage) them in the garden. Part One includes a summary of their bi... View more info

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The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting [POD]

By: Eva Crane

Price: $300.95

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: A1099


NOT IN STOCK - THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE WHICH TAKES 7-10 DAYS TO RECEIVE INTO STOCK - PLEASE TAKE THIS TIMEFRAME INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ORDERING. This definitive work by world-renowned bee authority Eva Crane offers a fascinating account of bees and their complex relations with both humans and animals. Comprehensive, absorbing, and lavishly illustrated, this scholarly, yet accessible volume explores how bees, honey and other bee products have been gathered and utili... View more info

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The Illustrated Australasian Bee Manual: And Complete Guide to Modern Bee Culture in the Southern Hemisphere # Classic Reprint Series

By: Isaac Hopkins

Price: $21.90

Publisher: USA, Forgotten Books: 2015

Seller ID: A1081


Excerpt from The Illustrated Australasian Bee Manual: And Complete Guide to Modern Bee Culture in the Southern Hemisphere So rapid is the present progress of commercial beekeeping, necessarily accompanied by frequent changes and modifications in apiary appliances and methods of management, that much of the practical instructions embodied in technical works on bee-culture published from time to time, soon become antiquated, and out of date. I realised this in the present ... View more info

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Australian Stingless Bees: A Guide to Sugarbag Beekeeping

By: John Klumpp

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Australia, Earthling Enterprises: 2007

Seller ID: 000089


Australian Stingless Bees: a guide to Sugarbag beekeeping by John Klumpp is a 120 page book packed with over 200 photos and illustrations. It is easy to read, whimsical, engaging, sometimes amusing, and is crammed with useful information. The topics covered are: catching the bug - John's personal perspective; the different species of native social stingless bees; differences in lifestyle between honey bees and native social stingless bees (particularly Tetragonula... View more info

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The Compleat Meadmaker: Home Production of Honey Wine from Your First Batch to Award-Winning Fruit and Herb Variations

By: Ken Schramm

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Brewers Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 001447


As one of the most ancient of human beverages, mead arose in part because it was easy to make. Today' hobbyists rediscover the simplicity of making mead while revelling in the range of flavours that can result. In this book, veteran beverage hobbyist Ken Schramm introduces the novice to the wonders of mead. With easy-to-follow procedures and simple recipes, he shows how you can quickly and painlessly make your own mead at home. In later chapters, he introduces flavourful... View more info

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Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities

By: Luke Dixon

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2012

Seller ID: 001530


Luke Dixon argues the case for urban beekeeping and then tells the reader everything they need to know about how to do it. From siting hives and reassuring the neighbours, to combating interference from wind, artificial light and predators, this is a one-stop reference to take the urban beekeeper from set-up to first honey harvest. Advice on equipment, planting, swarm prevention and management, and selling honey are all included. In 2010, bee colonies in Britain grew by ... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees

By: Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: A1148


Enjoy the sweet rewards of keeping your own honey bees. Learn how to plan a hive, acquire bees, install a colony, keep your bees healthy, and harvest honey. Full of practical advice on apiary equipment and tools, this comprehensive guide also includes an overview of colony life and honey bee anatomy. Whether you're just getting started or are managing dozens of hives, Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees will help you successfully manage a thriving beekeeping operation. ... View more info

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World

By: Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

Price: $19.90

Publisher: Canada, Greystone Books: 2015

Seller ID: A1133


"If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences." More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to "killer bees," Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators. Markus Imhoof and Claus-Pet... View more info

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The Bee Book: Beekeeping in Australia 3rd Edition LATEST EDITION

By: Peter Warhurst and Roger Goebel

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Peter Warhurst: 2013

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1098


Octavo, paperback, 295 pp. colour and black and white photographs, line drawings. The bee book has been written and compiled by beekeepers who are also apiary officers of the Dept of Primary Industries & Fisheries, Queensland. It draws on their personal experience and that of other beekeepers, as well as over 100 years of departmental research and experience. This practical, readable and comprehensive book contains detailed information on honeybees and on every aspec... View more info

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The Australian Beekeeping Manual *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Robert Owen

Price: $44.90

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003001


The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia and explains in detail the steps required to manage colonies of bees. Supported by over 350 photographs and drawings, each action to be performed is explained in detail with photographs showing the steps as well as the final result. Many potential beekeepers are unclear about the equipment they need to buy and how to obtain their first colony of bees. The first chapters in the book explain in det... View more info

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The Complete Guide to Making Mead: The Ingredients, Equipment, Processes, and Recipes for Crafting Honey Wine

By: Steve Piatz

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press: 2014

Seller ID: A1109


Mead may have been "discovered," as some suggest, when one of our not-yet-upright forebears stuck their hand in a fermenting bee hive and came away with a honeycomb containing a little more than they bargained for. Whatever the truth, brewers have brought this beverage into the twenty-first century, and you can rest assured that The Complete Guide to Making Mead is a thoroughly up-to-date, modern, and authoritative guide to homemade mead. Best of all, it has something fo... View more info

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The Australian Native Bee Book: keeping stingless bee hives for pets, pollination and sugarbag honey

By: Tim Heard

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Australia, Sugarbag Bees: 2016

Seller ID: 003680


This complete guide to native stingless bees is written by Australia's foremost expert. Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons. This comprehensive guide covers bee biology, behaviour, nesting, social life and foraging; how to build a native bee hive; how to transfer a bee colony to a hive box and propagate hives; all about sugarbag honey, including how to extract it from hives, hive management; ide... View more info

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Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment

By: Tony Pisano

Price: $24.90

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 001536


Beekeepers keep bees for three reasons: bees are pollinators and their presence increases a garden's productivity; there is a fascination with how they live, collect food and colonise; and they produce honey. Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment offers 35 building projects for everything from hive components to frames to swarm catchers, all illustrated with step-by-step instructions. Many require only simple hand tools and can be made using recycled materials at a fractio... View more info