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Beekeping - Pure and Simple
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Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Are modern beekeeping methods partly to blame for the poor state of health of our honeybees? Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, suggests that we need to take a fresh - and more holistic - look at the way we work with bees. If you are interested in learning a more natural approach to beekeeping, this is a good place to start.
Elfie the Farm Fairy and the Runaway Queen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Elfie's planned day turns into an unexpected journey when she finds out that the Queen Bee is missing from her hive. On her journey, two friends travel with her. Ziegel, a reluctant gnome, Wendy an ambassador for the Queen and Elfie hopes to find a solution that will bring the Bees back to the hives.
Death To The Honeybees
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
It is always enjoyable to sit to the side of a hive and watch the worker bees. On sunny days one can watch these beautiful little golden balls of light fly in the entrance with their loads of nectar and pollen. We will miss them terribly if they should disappear. Join me as we explore what is happening to the honeybee populations throughout the earth...
Beekeeping And You
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
You have decided that you want to raise honeybees. That's a wonderful choice and one that will be fun. Few creatures on earth have the energy of the honeybees. Not many creatures can produce at least 5 products for the enjoyment and health of mankind, but honeybees can and do; honey, wax, pollen, royal jelly & propolis. A true blessing to mankind. So, without further ado, let's get started...
The Birth of a Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Weather
Bees can communicate the loss of a queen bee and when this happens, the bees create a new queen cell from a worker bee cell. With a diet of royal jelly it hatches into a queen bee. If there is more than one new queen hatching the queens fight until one of them kills the other. This ensures the survival of the hive.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
Flash Fiction Online - September 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
”The Cell I’m In” by Eli Hastings. School means facing hard truths – about himself, about the world, about compassion. “The Vitruvian Farmer” by Marcelina Vizcarra. A teen’s father leaves home for the future. Caroline M. Yoachim, “Honeybee”. In our protagonist’s time, some near-future world, there are no honeybees.