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An Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
By Phil Chandler
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Have you thought about taking up beekeeping, but are put off by the expensive equipment you were told to buy, or stories of honeybee colonies collapsing? If so, then low-cost, low-impact, chemical-free, 'natural beekeeping' may be exactly what you are looking for. Phil Chandler suggests more natural ways in which we can renew and develop our relationship with the honeybee.
Beekeping - Pure and Simple
By Phil Chandler
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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.
The Barefoot Beekeeper
By Phil Chandler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Thinking about keeping bees and wondering why it is so expensive and complicated? This is the book for you! The author shows how beekeeping can be simple, enjoyable and low cost, using hives that you can build at home - and you don't need to be a weight-lifter to harvest honey! This book is the most widely-recommended book on 'natural beekeeping' - now in a text-only edition for ebook readers.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
By Karen Overman-Edmiston
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
Beekeeping 101: Where Can I Keep My Bees?
By Grant Gillard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Beekeeping is growing in popularity. But where does one safely locate their hives? Location plays a huge role for the health and welfare of the colony, but one must also deal with neighbors, livestock and the convenience to the beekeeper. Grant Gillard details the options every beekeeper should consider when deciding where to keep bees. A good resource for the beginner or hobbyist beekeeper.
Beekeeping 101: Why I Keep Honey Bees (and why you should, too!)
By Grant Gillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
What to Say to Someone Who's Dying
By Chanel Earl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this slender volume, Chanel Earl explores the many faces of grief, the grief of children, parents, those set to die, and those left behind. This debut collection of tightly written prose weaves together themes of loss and family as well as the hope peculiar to youth. These stories of acceptance and resolve ask questions about love and the beauty of life.
Marketing Your Honey for Maximum Profits: The Value of Varietals
By Grant Gillard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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!
Keeping Honey Bees and Swarm Trapping
By Grant Gillard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
“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.
Death To The Honeybees
By Kathy Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
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...