Books, Hives and Resources


  
BOOKS

Basic Biology and Botany

Winston, M. L. (1987) The Biology of the Honey Bee. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.

Davis,C,F (2004) The Honey Bee Inside Out  Bee Craft Ltd

Tautz, J. (2008) The Buzz About Bees – Biology of a Super-organism Springer Verlag

Goulson Dave (2013) A Sting in the Tail - Biology of Bumblebees and Goulson's  mission to protect them.  Jonathan Cape London

Goulson Dave (2014) A Buzz in the Meadow - Tales from the meadow and the rich tapestry of insect life therein. Jonathan Cape london


Maureen Little (2011) The Bee Garden published by Spring Hill

Biology and Beekeeping

*Weiler, M. (2006) Bees & Honey from Flower to Jar, Floris Books, Edinburgh.

*Warré, É. (2010) Beekeeping for All. Northern Bee Books. Transl. by Heaf, D. J. & Heaf, P. A. from L’ Apiculture pour Tous 12th edition. (Saint-Symphorien, 1948).

Beekeeping for All is also available as a free download at www.mygarden.me.uk/beekeeping_for_all.pdf.

Near Natural, Organic and Bee-friendly Beekeeping

Berrevoets,E  Wisdom of the Bees,  principles for biodynamic beekeeping, Steiner Books

Chandler, P. J. (2007) The Barefoot Beekeeper. Self published, available at www.biobees.com ; featuring horizontal top-bar hives.


Hauk, G. (2002) Towards Saving the Honeybee. Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, San Francisco.

Heaf, D. J. (2010) The Bee-friendly Beekeeper. Northern Bee Books; featuring the Warré vertical top-bar hive.

Lazutin,F (2013) Keeping Bees With a Smile. A vision and practice of natural apiculture; using horizontal hives with deep frames.

Stiglitz, D. & Herboldsheimer, L. (2010) The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping. Alpha Books – Penguin Group, New York.
 

 

DVD FILM

The Honey Bee by Gill Sentinella  available from the online shop at http://www.beesfordevelopment.org/

Web sites


Hive Makers and Timber

Timber; planked to size: Martin Osborne, (WRC Timber) 12 Lower Road, Bratton, Wilts BA13 4RG
Tel: 01380 830128, Mob: 07749 399937,       

Matthew Mercy (Warré hives) near Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Alfred Thuminger of Austria (Warré hives)

Thorne Beehives Ltd: Various Hives and Beekeeping Equipment  http://www.thorne.co.uk/    Stockbridge branch 01264 810916

Skep Making and straw for Skeps:  Long stalk organic Rye straw. Contact Brock near Radstock in Somerset:  badgerwrestler@mail.com
 
Skep Making and Skep Beekeeping: At Watchfield near Swindon SN6  8TH  Contact Chris Park http://www.acorneducation.com/homepage.html

Warré Hive maker in Somerset
See 'Trew Hive' on Facebook or contact Joey at Jozepi@hotmail.co.uk
or on 07545139030

 

 


 


 





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