Books

Our beekeeping books cover every topic about honey bees. We have beekeeping books, honey cookbooks, and children's beekeeping books for curious young minds. We also have specialty books like books on soap making, candle making, and honey winemaking. For those who prefer to learn by watching, we have DVDs on beekeeping to help the beginner get started.

 

Recommended books:

The Hive and the Honey Bee: is a Dadant publication with 5 revisions, 29 Chapters, 44 Authors, 1057 pages, 660 photos, and 151 drawings, graphs & tables.

 

This “bible” of beekeeping is a comprehensive encyclopedia on beekeeping with chapters on the history of beekeeping, the different varieties of honey bees, the behavior and life cycle of honey bees, anatomy and physiology of the honey bee, beekeeping tools, management, business practices, diseases, and much more.

 

First Lessons in Beekeeping: honors the tradition of sticking to the basics, while fully engaging in the new realities of beekeeping in the 21st century. Here in this book is everything you need to know to become a successful beginning beekeeper.

 

Outapiaries and Their Management: first printed in 1919 and reprinted in its entirety, along with all of its interesting and historical photographs. Outpiaries and their management is one of the few books in existence written exclusively on the subject of establishing and managing new beeyards.

 

Contemporary Queen Rearing: contains information on producing virgin queens, mating the queen, use of queens, package bee production, stock maintenance, and much more useful information.

 

 

 

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