Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)

Bill Turnbull had no intention of becoming a beekeeper. But when he saw an ad for beekeeping classes–after a swarm of bees landed in his suburban backyard–it seemed to be a sign. Despite being stung on the head–twice–at his first hands-on beekeeping class, Turnbull found himself falling in love with … Read more about Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)

Beeswax Alchemy

How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive Beeswax Alchemy How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive eaturing over 40 DIY projects that illustrate how to transform one of the world’s most natural ingredients into tangible … Read more about Beeswax Alchemy

Simple Smart Beekeeping

She does a wonderful job in providing a beginner’s beekeeping book “to help streamline your beekeeping success.” Simple, Smart Beekeeping will guide you through your early years of beekeeping, helping you recognize what is happening in your hive. Short informative chapters cut through all the jargon … Read more about Simple Smart Beekeeping

Comb Honey Production

Cornell University Professor Roger A. Morse's classic book on the production of comb honey. He considered comb honey production and queen rearing to be the benchmark of an accomplished beekeeper. Comb honey is exactly as the bees produce it, with natural comb and no heating or filtering during the … Read more about Comb Honey Production

Honey: Nature’s Golden Healer

A comprehensive introduction to the "nectar of the gods." With increasing numbers of people ditching drugs for natural healing, Honey: Nature's Golden Healer is a timely look at how the beehive can help us look and feel better. Highlighted with hundreds of vivid color photographs, the book explains … Read more about Honey: Nature’s Golden Healer