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The Wedding Bees: A Novel of Honey, Love, and Manners

Sarah-Kate Lynch · William Morrow Paperbacks, 2014.
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

Sugar Wallace did not believe in love at first sight, but her bees did. . . .Every spring Sugar Wallace coaxes her sleepy honeybee queen - presently the sixth in a long line of Queen Elizabeths - out of the hive and lets her crawl around a treasured old map. Wherever the queen stops is their...
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Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees: From Hive Management to Honey Harvesting and More

Kim Pezza · Hatherleigh Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!Make beekeeping a part of your backyard farming experience: enjoy honey, beeswax and a more fruitful garden, as your bees will work as hard as you do to make your backyard farm a success!Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees is your guide to successfully...
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Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest

Alethea Morrison · Storey Publishing, LLC; 1 edition
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

This beginner’s guide to beekeeping clearly explains everything you need to know, from getting your first bees to harvesting your first crop of honey. Spectacular macro photography brings the inner workings of the hive to life, while the playful text gives you the information you need...
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Homemade Living: Keeping Bees with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Tend Hives, Harvest Honey & More

Ashley English · Lark Crafts
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Heard the buzz? Beekeeping is back! Neighborhoods across the country have embraced it as a source of sustainable food and environmental goodness. For those who want to join the "hive" of keepers, Ashley English has the lowdown on the key issues, from space and time considerations...
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The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening; Attract and Support Bees, Beetles, Butterflies, Bats, and Other Pollinators

Kim Eierman

Pollinators are critical to our food supply and responsible for the pollination of the vast majority of all flowering plants on our planet. Pollinators include not just , but many different types of animals, including insects and mammals. , , birds, butterflies, moths, flies, and
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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees

Helen Jukes · Pantheon
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, up-close portrait of beekeeping--a year of living dangerously--observing and capturing the wondrous, complex ecosystem of honeybees and their hive, and the emotional, spiritual transformation that changed the way the author sees, and is in, the world.The critics embrace Helen...
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The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees

Meredith May · Park Row
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee.

Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care...
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The Idle Beekeeper: The Low-Effort, Natural Way to Raise Bees

Bill Anderson · Abrams Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From building a hive to harvesting honey, a top urban beekeeper shares how to care for bees the simple, mindful way.

Global bee populations have been rapidly declining for years, and it's not just our honey supply that's at stake: the contribution of bees to the pollination...

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.
Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart...
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Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees

Bob Berman · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move.If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents are still wafting around you. Blood...
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Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide, Protecting North America's Bees and Butterflies

The Xerces Society · Storey
Pages: 371
Format: Paperback

With the recent decline of the European honey bee, it is more important than ever to encourage the activity of other native pollinators to keep your flowers beautiful and your grains and produce plentiful. In Attracting Native Pollinators, you'll find ideas for building nesting structures...
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The Honey Trail: In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees

Grace Pundyk · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A unique look at the history, culture, tradition, and environmental impact of honey The Honey Trail is a global travel narrative that looks at different aspects of how honey and bees are being affected by globalization, terrorism, deforestation, the global food trade, and climate change....
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Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Health

Malcolm T Sanford · Storey
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

Everyone is buzzing about bees! Urban beekeeping is on the rise as swarms of people do their part to help nurture local food systems, make gardens more productive, connect with nature, and rescue honey bee populations from colony collapse disorder. Honey bee hives now grace the White...

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The Language of Bees

Laurie R. King · Bantam
Format: Hardcover

For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was especially sweet. There was even a mystery to solve, the unexplained disappearance of an entire colony of bees from one of Holmes's beloved hives. But the anticipated sweetness...
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A Book of Bees: And How to Keep Them

Sue Hubbell · Mariner Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"The real masterwork that Sue Hubbell has created is her life," David Quammen wrote in the New York Times. This book is, like its author, a unique achievement. Weaving a vivid portrait of her own life and her bees' lives through the seasons, Hubbell writes "about bees...
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Huber's New Observations Upon Bees The Complete Volumes I & II

Francis Huber

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100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive

Eric Lee-Mäder

The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees
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A Spring without Bees: How Colony Collapse Disorder Has Endangered Our Food Supply

Michael Schacker · Lyons Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In a riveting detective story that melds science and politics Michael Schacker investigates the case of the missing bees examining the many theories on the cause including cell phones mites new pathogens and bee management
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