Toward Saving the Honeybee

Gunther Hauk

Price:
£14.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • Addresses all the major issues facing bees and beekeepers
  • Practical guide as well as exploring environmental implications
  • Will help beekeepers to maintain healthy hives

This book is both a practical guide to beekeeping and a study of the honeybee as a powerful ecological barometer, from which we can learn a lot about our environment.

Format:
paperback
Size:
228 x 142 mm
Publisher:
Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Association
Subject:
Biodynamics & Organics
Illustrations:
12 colour and 16 b/w photos
Extent:
80 pages
ISBN:
9780997756302
Publication date:
01 May 2017

Description

The honeybee is an amazing creature, and an invaluable member of our life-sustaining ecosystem. Yet it is currently in danger, and recent health problems such as mites and diseases have plagued the bee population. This book presents a fascinating overview of all aspects of beekeeping which relate to the health of the bee. The author covers topics such as materials for hives, the breeding of different types of bee, and the need for a holistic approach when treating diseases and parasites.

The book is both a practical guide to beekeeping and a study of the honeybee as a powerful ecological barometer, from which we can learn a lot about our environment.

Author

Gunther Hauk has been a beekeeper for more than thirty years. His is cofounder and director of Spikenard Farm and Honeybee Sanctuary) in Floyd, Virginia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains. He has been a Waldorf school teacher of languages, religion, and gardening for twenty-two years and is a cofounder and the program director of The Pfeiffer Center.

Just feel like browsing?

Browse our catalogues

Interested in an author?

Discover authors

| =