Understanding the Bee and Natural Beekeeping
|“Management of Warré hives”||by Warré Biobees
More on management of Warré hives.
|“Beekeeping for All”||by Abbé Warré:
This book should be read by all Warré beekeepers.
One could take the downloaded PDF to a local printer to have it bound for handy for reference, or one may order the published book online.
|warre.biobees.com||This is an excellent site with pages dedicated to beekeeping using the hive developed by Abbé Émile Warré, containing Warré plans, methods, modifications, precursors and much else. It is a highly recommended website.
|“Natural Beekeeping with the Warré Hive”||by Dr. David Heaf:
A Manual and “The Bee-friendly Beekeeper” are excellent books on Warré beekeeping and beekeeping in general. : Mr. Heaf, an outstanding beekeeper and champion for honeybees, has observed, researched and written to provide hugely valuable help for beekeepers and the honeybees of the world.
|“Nine Lectures on Bees”||by Rudolf Steiner:
The unconscious wisdom contained in the beehive and how this relates to the human experiences of health, civilization, and the cosmos is amply described in his unique free book.
|An e-group for Warré beekeeping||Group can be joined via this website or by sending an email to Warré beekeeping. This Warré group is intended for all those interested in bee-friendly, sustainable beekeeping based on the hive of Abbé Emile Warré.|
|“The Practical Beekeeper” Beekeeping Naturally||by Michael Bush:
This book is about how to keep bees in a natural and practical system where they do not require treatments for pests and diseases and only minimal interventions. It is also about simple practical beekeeping. The complete content of this extensive book is also available free online.
|“At the Hive Entrance”||by H. Storch:
A classic in beekeeping literature, this manual describes the many things that can be learned about internal hive conditions by observing the behavior of honey bees at the hive entrance.
|“The Buzz about Bees: Biology of a Superorganism”||by Jürgen Tautz:
In contrast to the view of bee colonies as perfect societies of selfless individuals ruled by a queen, Tautz introduces them as a “superorganism”, a self organizing and complex adaptive system based on a network of communication; a fascinating result of evolution – resembling a mammal in several bodies.
|“The Complete Idiots Guide to Beekeeping”||by Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer.
This is one of the best beginners book I have read. A fine and inexpensive book on natural beekeeping.
|Catching a swarm in a garden||YouTube video|
|Swarms and Swarm Trapping||A lecture by Professor Seeley about swarm decisions. YouTube video|
|Bait Hives for Honeybees||Click here|
|Varroa mites: To treat or not to treat||A short talk on hive treatments by Dr. David Heaf