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The Beekeeper S Bible

Author : HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS
ISBN : 9780007279890
Genre : Bee culture
File Size : 68. 59 MB
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Collins Beekeeper's Bible covers all the practicalities and will teach you everything there is to know about caring for bees and safe hive management, with clear instructions and step-by-step illustrations. It also contains a wealth of information about the culinary, medicinal, cosmetic and domestic uses of honey, beeswax and pollen, with no aspect of beekeeping omitted.Not just a practical guide, this beautiful almanac is also a fascinating read, overflowing with charming and whimsical bee trivia, fascinating pieces of folklore, an intimate history of beekeeping and much more besides. Discover bees in literature, learn how to craft beeswax candles, or preserve fine wood with your home-made furniture polish. Enjoy over 100 glorious honey-recipes for cakes and breads, sauces and marinades, drinks and even flavoured spirits!Fully illustrated with practical photography, stunning illustrations and unique etchings, this is an invaluable handbook as well as a beautiful addition to your coffee table, whether you're an active beekeeper with buzzing hives, or an armchair enthusiast who daydreams about collecting your own honey.

The Beekeeper S Handbook

Author : Diana Sammataro
ISBN : 9780801485039
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 25. 35 MB
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Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile have revised and expanded their clear and comprehensive guide to cover changes in beekeeping. They discuss the crisis created by the parasitic bee mites. In less than a decade, for example, Varroa mites have saturated the North American honeybee population with disastrous results, devastating both managed and wild populations. The new edition of The Beekeeper's Handbook covers mite detection and control as well as the selection and testing of bees that may have some tolerance to mites.*Serves as a comprehensive well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper.*Outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.*Provides easy-to-follow directions and diagrams.*Includes glossary and updated bibliography suggesting more detailed information on the topics discussed.

Homegrown Honey Bees

Author : Alethea Morrison
ISBN : 9781603428811
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 38. 96 MB
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Discover the joys of harvesting honey from your own backyard. Alethea Morrison outlines what you’ll need to know to make it through the first year, while stunning macrophotography by Mars Vilaubi brings the inner workings of the hive to life. With in-depth discussions of allergies, colony hierarchy, bee behavior, and more, this approachably informative guide bursts with enthusiastic encouragement. Keep your own bees, and enjoy the sweet buzz.

Do Beekeeping

Author : Orren Fox
ISBN : 1907974202
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 88. 93 MB
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Honey. Drizzled over a slice of fresh bread... or eaten directly from the spoon... is one of life's great pleasures. And with beehives springing up on urban rooftops, in next door's back garden - even schemes for adopting bees or renting hives - becoming a honey producer seems... possible. So how easy is it and what's involved? By sharing the journey of 18-year-old beekeeper Orren Fox - who clearly remembers what it's like to be a rookie - you'll discover that keeping your own honeybees is easier than you think. Find out: How and where to set up your hive The tools and equipment you need to get started The job of inspecting the hive How and when to harvest your honey With delicious honey-based recipes shared by talented and resourceful chefs and cooks, including Honey & Co., you'll learn all about bees and their inspiring world of work and honey production. And may even be tempted to buy your first bee suit. Do Beekeeping is part of a series of Do Books designed to help you learn something new and motivate you to do it. A 5% royalty from each copy sold goes to the Do Lectures - sharing ideas to inspire action.

The Beekeeper S Lament

Author : Hannah Nordhaus
ISBN : 0062079425
Genre : Nature
File Size : 68. 74 MB
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“You’llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again.” —Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of Lobsters Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells the remarkable story of John Miller, one of America’s foremost migratory beekeepers, and the myriad and mysterious epidemics threatening American honeybee populations. In luminous, razor-sharp prose, Nordhaus explores the vital role that honeybees play in American agribusiness, the maintenance of our food chain, and the very future of the nation. With an intimate focus and incisive reporting, in a book perfect for fans of Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation, Michael Pollan’s The Botany of Desire,and John McPhee’s Oranges, Nordhaus’s stunning exposé illuminates one the most critical issues facing the world today,offering insight, information, and, ultimately, hope.

The Fresh Honey Cookbook

Author : Laurey Masterton
ISBN : 9781603428712
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 59. 43 MB
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Indulge your sweet tooth all year long with honey’s many seasonal flavors. With 84 recipes that highlight a different honey varietal for each month of the year, author Laurey Masterson showcases the versatility of this incomparable natural sweetener. Use avocado honey to add depth to April’s baby carrots; spice up your July peaches with sourwood honey; and add some cranberry honey to November’s Thanksgiving spread. This delightful book is filled with bits of honey lore and beekeeping history to sweeten your exploration of the varied and delicious ways you can use honey every day.

Beeswax Alchemy

Author : Petra Ahnert
ISBN : 9781627881609
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 55. 24 MB
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Modern beekeepers - take notice! Here we have the answer to one of the most common questions related to beekeeping: what do I do with all of this beeswax? In fact, the possibilities are seemingly endless! As beeswax has multiple holistic and decorative uses, projects can vary from beauty and health products to household items. Beeswax Alchemy is your first step towards using excess beeswax to make beautiful, useful gifts for friends, family, and even yourself. It offers a basic introduction to the art of extracting and purifying beeswax, as well as countless ideas for what to make with it. These include skin care creams, candles, and other home products like beeswax ornaments and wax fabric. So, get ready to suit up and collect some beeswax. There's so much that you can do with it - and now you know how! "This is the book I've been waiting thirty years for. It has absolutely everything beeswax--candles (and bless you Petra for the info on wicks), balms (to make you pretty), creams (to heal both body and soul), soaps (so much on soap!), and many, many home products to make and use every day! Excellent instructions. Bountiful information. Beautifully done." - Kim Flottum, beekeeper; author of The Backyard Beekeeper, Better Beekeeping, The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook; and editor of Bee Culture magazine

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