Bees and Honey

From Flower to Jar

Author: Michael Weiler

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press


Category: Nature

Page: 138

View: 1240


Based on careful observation and years of experience, Michael Weiler here reveals the secret life of bees. He looks at all aspects of a bee's life and work and vividly describes their remarkable world. This is a book for anyone interested in the intricacies of our natural world.

The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting

Author: Ethel Eva Crane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136746692

Category: Reference

Page: 720

View: 2199


This definitive work by world-renowned bee authority Eva Crane offers a fascinating account of bees and their complex relations with both humans and animals. Comprehensive, absorbing, and lavishly illustrated, this scholarly, yet accessible volume explores how bees, honey and other bee products have been gathered and utilized throughout the world. Beginning with the rock paintings of the Mesolithic cave dwellers, readers will learn about the variety of methods used by human beekeepers, the stratagems used by animal honey-hunters, and the multitude of products humans have derived from bees. The first in-depth book on the subject, the World History of Beekeeping and Honey-Hunting is the ultimate work on bees for scholars in biology and the life sciences, professional and amateur beekeepers, and anyone who is interested in bees or the collection of honey.

Honey Bees and Honey

Author: Lola M. Schaefer

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736882040

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 4678


Text and photographs describe how honeybees make honey by gathering nectar from flowers and how beekeepers collect the honey.

milk and honey - milch und honig

Author: Rupi Kaur

Publisher: Lago

ISBN: 3957620880

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 6752


Überleben ist das große Thema von milk and honey - milch und honig. Die lyrischen und prosaischen Texte im Mega-Bestseller aus den USA drehen sich um die Erfahrungen, die Frauen mit Gewalt, Verlust, Missbrauch, Liebe und Feminismus gemacht haben. Jedes der vier Kapitel dient einem anderen Zweck, beschäftigt sich mit einem anderen Schmerz, heilt eine andere Wunde. milk and honey - milch und honig führt seine Leser durch die bittersten Momente im Leben einer Frau und gibt Trost. Denn Trost lässt sich überall finden, wenn man es nur zulässt.

The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore

Author: Hilda M. Ransome

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486122980

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 2499


Well-documented study of bees, hives, and beekeepers, along with rare illustrations as they appear in ancient paintings, sculpture, on coins, jewelry, and Mayan glyphs.

Honey Bees

Letters from the Hive

Author: Stephen Buchmann

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375895574

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 6396


In Honey Bees: Letters From the Hive, bee expert Stephen Buchmann takes readers on an incredible tour. Enter a beehive--one part nursery, one part honey factory, one part queen bee sanctum--then fly through backyard gardens, open fields, and deserts where wildflowers bloom. It's fascinating--and delicious! Hailed for their hard work and harmonious society, bees make possible life on earth as we know it. This fundamental link between bees and humans reaches beyond biology to our environment and our culture: bees have long played important roles in art, religion, literature, and medicine--and, of course, in the kitchen. For honey fanatics and all who have a sweet tooth, this book not only entertains and enlightens but also reminds us of the fragility of humanity's relationship with nature. Includes illustrations and photographs throughout. From the Hardcover edition.

Honey Bees and Flowers

Author: Lola M. Schaefer

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736802321

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 8060


Text and photographs introduce the role of flowers in the lives of honeybees, and how honeybees polinate flowers and collect nectar.

The Honey Trail

In Pursuit of Liquid Gold and Vanishing Bees

Author: Grace Pundyk

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429951388

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 4270


A unique look at the history, culture, tradition, and environmental impact of honey The Honey Trail is a global travel narrative that looks at different aspects of how honey and bees are being affected by globalization, terrorism, deforestation, the global food trade, and climate change. This unique book not only questions the state of our environment and the impact it is having on bees and honey, it also takes readers on an adventure across Yemeni deserts and Borneo jungles, through the Mississippi Delta and Tasmania's rainforests, over frozen Siberian snowscapes and ancient Turkish villages all in search of the liquid gold known as honey. Including fascinating insights such as: • A bee produces only a teaspoon of honey in its lifetime • China is the world's largest honey producer • Honey is only used as medicine in Borneo • There are more than thirty-five mono-floral honeys in Tuscany.


Comprehending the Uses and Economical Management of the Honey-bee of Britain and Other Countries, Together with the Known Wild Species

Author: Sir William Jardine,James Duncan

Publisher: N.A


Category: Bees

Page: 301

View: 3987


Bees in America

How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation

Author: Tammy Horn

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813123509

Category: History

Page: 333

View: 9239


Explores the connection between the honeybee and the cultural, national, and economic development of the United States.

Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

Author: Renee Johnson

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1437928196


Page: 17

View: 9462


This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Starting in late 2006, commercial migratory beekeepers along the East Coast of the U.S. began reporting sharp declines in their honey bee colonies. Scientists named this phenomenon Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Overall, the number of managed honey bee colonies dropped an estimated 35.8% in the winter of 2007/2008. The reasons for colony losses are not yet known. Contents of this report: (1) Importance of Honey Bee Pollination; (2) Extent and Symptoms of CCD: Past Honey Bee Population Losses; How CCD Differs from Past Bee Colony Losses; Symptoms of CCD; Possible Causes of CCD; Other Related Events; (3) Issues for Congress; 2008 Farm Bill: Conservation; Research; Insurance and Disaster Provisions. Charts and tables.


from hive to honeypot : a celebration of bees and their bounty

Author: Sue Style

Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc


Category: Cooking

Page: 120

View: 7782


Gives a brief history of bees and their honey, details the construction and purpose of a hive, and provides recipes that will bring out the special flavor of honey

Honey Bees and Hives

Author: Lola M. Schaefer,Gail Saunders-Smith

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736802307

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 9897


Text and photographs introduce the life and work of honeybees in their hives.