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Balanced Beekeeping I: building a top bar hive
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Balanced Beekeeping II: Managing a Top Bar Hive

If The Barefoot Beekeeper was the harbinger of the 'natural beekeeping' movement, then this is the workshop manual. Together with its companion volume - Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar Hive - this book will lead you gently into a fascinating relationship with the most engaging of nature's workers: the honeybee. The author draws on 15 years of experience with many types of hive in the both amateur and professional beekeeping contexts. You will want this book beside you for years to come!
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Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
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Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive

by David Heaf
Essential reading for anyone thinking of using Warre hives.

Beekeeping - A Practical Guide

Roger Pattison
Essential reading and reference for all beekeepers.

Beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey

Brother Adam
A classic, by the most famous beekeeper of the 20th century

The Rose Hive Method

Tim Rowe
A thoroughly practical alternative to 'standard' beekeeping if you don't mind lifting boxes.

Beekeeping, a Seasonal Guide

by Ron Brown
Ron Brown kept bees in Africa as well as Britain and his books are full of practical advice and ingenious techniques.

Top-bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health

Les Crowder
One of the top bar hive pioneers and an inspiration to me. Highly recommended.

Honeybee Democracy

Thomas Seeley
Probably the best book yet detailing the inner workings of the honeybee colony.

Candipolline Gold

An excellent supplement for bees at any time, but especially good for overwintering nucs and Apideas.

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