Plan Bee: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Hardest-Working Creatures on thePlanet

Plan Bee Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Hardest Working Creatures on thePlanet A guided tour inside the world of bees Overtaxed and underrecognized and now disappearing in alarming numbers bees are the unsung heroes of the food chain essential for the pollination of than ninety

  • Title: Plan Bee: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Hardest-Working Creatures on thePlanet
  • Author: Susan Brackney
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A guided tour inside the world of bees Overtaxed and underrecognized and now disappearing in alarming numbers bees are the unsung heroes of the food chain, essential for the pollination of than ninety of the crops we eat The hardworking, humble, and matriarchal bee finally gets her due in this engaging and expertly written guide that will appeal to anyone who s ev A guided tour inside the world of bees Overtaxed and underrecognized and now disappearing in alarming numbers bees are the unsung heroes of the food chain, essential for the pollination of than ninety of the crops we eat The hardworking, humble, and matriarchal bee finally gets her due in this engaging and expertly written guide that will appeal to anyone who s ever been curious about the mysterious and always buzzing world of bees Beekeeper Susan Brackney explains Why honeybees are disappearing and what we can do about it Who s who in the hive the queen bee, the workers, and the drones Bees by the numbers the number of bees per hive, the number of wing beats per second, and other fascinating facts Gardening tips to attract and support honeybees The beekeeper s trade the essential equipment and the latest tools, a day in the life, and Honey, pollen, wax, royal jelly, mead, and other products of the sweet life The secrets behind making a bee beard or bee bikini with live bees d much

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    1. Pleasant and InformativeI thoroughly enjoyed this book. It's not the first one about bee-keeping I've read, but I still learned a good deal. I have friends who kept bees, did custom pollinating with their bees, and harvested honey for many years, while they were young enough (handling hives is heavy work) so I've been sympathetic to this world for a long time. It's always pleasant to revisit it from my armchair, especially when the writing is so felicitous and the illustrations so helpful. And t [...]

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