Best practices for keeping honeybees healthy and productive with strategies for controlling mites, selective breeding for resistant bees, and more—now in full color with updated information.
Complete information on hive management and other aspects of using these innovative hives. All home and hobbyist beekeepers who have the time and interest in keeping bees should consider the natural, low-stress methods outlined in this book.
In addition to being a guide to the care and protection of the honeybee, this popular text demonstrates how the ills plaguing our honeybees proceed from the ills in our manner of living and doing business.
This comprehensive guide describes how to recognize beneficial insects that prey upon crop pests, reducing or eliminating the need for pesticides, and how to evaluate, design, and improve habitat for them.
Attracting Native Pollinators reflects the latest understanding about creating and managing pollinator habitat in four detailed sections: pollinators and pollination, taking action, bees of North America and creating a pollinator-friendly landscape.