Receive The Thinking Beekeeping Series, by Christy Hemenway + Top-Bar Beekeeping - Organic Practices for Honeybee Health, by Les Crowder & Heather Harrell
Beginning Top Bar Beekeeping book - The Thinking Beekeeper
The first book of the series, The Thinking Beekeeper is the definitive do-it-yourself guide to natural beekeeping in top bar hives. Based on having an understanding of and working with bees' natural systems as opposed to trying to subvert them, the advantages of this approach include:
- simplicity and sustainability
- better ergonomics due to less heavy lifting
- chemical-free colonies and natural beeswax
Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping Book - Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper
The sequel to the original "The Thinking Beekeeper" book - this volume will take you into Year 2 and beyond.
Splits, Swarm prevention, moving hives - all the things you're ready to learn in Year 2.
Top-Bar Beekeeping - Organic Practices for Honeybee Health
Natural hive management for honey, beeswax, and pollination. In Top-Bar Beekeeping, authors Les Crowder and Heather Harrell guide you through the specifics of this innovative approach to hive management, including raising queens, harvesting and processing honey and beeswax, and planting for pollinators.