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Beekeeping 101: Why I Keep Honey Bees (and why you should, too!)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
I keep honey bees for a variety of reasons. Primarily, I am fascinated by these incredible creatures. I love their work ethic! I stand in awe as I observe the intricate and delicately balanced social order. But most of all, I raise bees to produce honey which, in turn, makes me money. I am a small-scale, commercial beekeeper. I started as a hobbyist and this endeavor became profitable.
Marketing Your Honey for Maximum Profits: The Value of Varietals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Got Honey? Don't just sell it, market it! Market your honey for the qualities that make it unique. Does it come from a special location or have your bees foraged on a particular crop? Varietal honeys (meaning, "varieties") will attract repeat customers as you educate them to the things that make your honey special...after all, it's YOUR honey!
Beekeeping With Free Bees
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Beekeeping is an expensive hobby, but the enterprising bee keeper can expand their operation with free bees. Honey bees swarm every spring and to those who know where to look and how to rescue these swarms, "Free Bees" details the steps necessary to acquire these swarms of honeybees for a few minutes of you time and a little fuel to arrive at the swarm site. This manuscript details the how-to.
Keeping Honey Bees and Swarm Trapping
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Swarm Trapping” is the follow-up to the manuscript on chasing swarms. Swarm trapping is another aspect to free bees that entails catching that runaway swarm even when I’m not around and in places I can’t alway be. I began to think about creating some kind of a temporary location that would attract the scout bees so I wouldn’t necessarily have to be present to retrieve the swarm.
Beekeeping for Poets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré
Apivar Miticide Application Instructions for Treatments of Varroa Mites on Honey Bees in Bee Hives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Apivar Miticide Application Instructions for Treatments of Varroa Mites on Honey Bees in Bee Hives is a simple, step-by-step method of applying the newest miticide for beekeepers to combat varroa mites. Varroa mites are likely the primary cause of a host of problems, including CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder, the strangely mysterious disappearance of honey bees.
Essential Oil Recipe for Honey Bees: Lemongrass and Spearmint Oil Feeding Stimulant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Over the past ten to twelve years, beekeepers have benefitted from adding a feeding stimulant to their syrups, namely one made out of lemongrass essential oil and spearmint essential oil. Since neither of these oils mix with water, an emulsifier must be added. You can make your own feeding stimulant with my recipe and save money, making a mix that 1/3 the cost of commercial varieties.