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Complete Encyclopedia Of Butterflies
by: Landman, Wijbren

An ideal reference book for anybody who likes these lively, fluttering insects. The beautifully colored photographs give an excellent impression of the most eye-catching butterflies and moths throughout the world. The encyclopedia provides detailed information on butterflies in general, but also gives innumerable details on many specific butterfly species. Includes fascinating information on eggs, caterpillars, pupae & butterflies, and has an extensive list of Latin & English names. Color photos. 272 pgs.
c. 1999, H/C...$29.95


Complete Field Guide to Stick & Leaf Insects of Australia
by: Brock, Paul & Hasenpusch, Jack

Covers all known stick and leaf insects in Australia. It includes photographs of all species, notes on their ecology and biology as well as identification keys suitable for novices or professionals. 204 pages, Color photos
c. 2009, S/C...$39.95


Complete Guide to Beekeeping for Fun & Profit
by: Belknap, Cindy

Back to Basics Farming. Everything you need to know explained simply. Chapter titles include:Beekeeping Basics, What you need to know about Beekeeping, Working the Hive, Organic/Natural Beekeeping, Beekeeping Safety, Business of Bees, Bee Products and Cooking with Honey. Also contains good resource and reference sections. 304 pages, S/C, B/W and color photos
c. 2010, S/C...$24.95


Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping
by: Stiglitz, Dean & Herboldsheimer, Laurie

Everything the budding beekeeper needs for a healthy, productive hive. Includes expert advice on acquiring your bees and establishing your hive; tips on caring for your bees without chemical treatments or artificial feeds; guidance on inspecting your hives and knowing what to do if things go wrong; helpful hints on the best ways to harvest honey. 202 pages
c. 2010, S/C...$14.95


Discovering Beekeeping
by: Daphne More

This book is intended for the hobbyist who wants to keep one or two hives for their own pleasure. 48 pgs.
c.1996, S/C...$6.00


Familiar Butterflies Of North America (Audubon Society Pocketguides)
by: Walton, Richard K

Filled with succinct descriptions and dazzling photographs, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Butterflies in North America is designed to be compact enough for nature-lovers to easily bring along when observing butterflies. This streamlined volume contains: a simple field guide identifying 80 of the most widespread butterflies in North America and a complete overview of observing butterflies, covering basic identifying field marks and practical tips for observing and distinguishing different butterflies. This pocket guide is packed with information; bright photographs capturing the butterflies perched with their wings spread and closed; specific descriptions of each species' important identifying characteristics, life cycle, habitat and range, line drawings depicting the basic butterfly anatomy, a description of major butterfly groups and a glossary of technical terms. When observing these beautifully fragile creatures, the National Audubon Society Guide to Familiar Butterflies of North America is an excellent and handy reference guide to take along during any nature walk. Color photos. 192 pgs.
c. 1990, 2nd printing 1992, S/C... $9.00


Field Guide To The Slug
by: Gordon, David George

Explore the secret world of slugs & their kin, in forests, fileds & gardens from Southearst Alaska to California. 48 pgs.
c. 1994, S/C...$7.50
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited


Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects & Spiders
by: O'Toole, Christopher

Written in clear, easily accessible language, this book supplies up-to-date reference information on the vast array of insects and other arthropods, covering every living group from millipedes to mantids and from arachnids to zorapterans. 240 pages, color photos throughout
c. 2002, H/C, (Regular Price $40.00)...$20.00
Used
Condition: Very Good, ex-library with usual library markings


First Lessons In Beekeeping
by: Dadant, C.P

Chapters: As an occupation, how colony is organized, complete hive, accessory equipment, establishing the colony, spring in the apiary, summer in the apiary, fall & winter preparation, queen management, diseases & enemies, hony plants, & packing honey for market. B/W photos. 127 pgs
c. 1951, Revised, H/C... $12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print
Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket, minor shelf wear, slight yellowing of pages


First Lessons In Beekeeping
by: Delaplane, Keith S

Written in the tradiion of C.P. Dadant's 1917 original, "First Lessons in Beekeeping" introduces the prospective beekeeper to the basics of beekeeping through easy-to-understand text and numerous color photos on honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment, management, honey production and processing, as well as disease diagnosis and treatment. In the preface to this book, author Keith Delaplane says of his first book on beekeeping, "Its pages opened to me a golden world of honey bees and beekeeping and guided my stumbling steps that first spring season. My story is but one of thousands who have passed through the door opened by Dadant's little book." Color photos. 166 pgs
c. 2007, S/C... $14.95


From Where I Sit
by: Winston, Mark L.

Essays on bees, beekeeping, & science. In essays originally appearing as columns in Bee Culture, the leading professional journal, Winston uses beekeeping as a starting point to discuss broader issues, such as how agriculture functions under increasingly complex social and environmental restraints, how scientists grapple with issues of accountability, and how people struggle to maintain contact with the natural world. Winston’s reflections on bees, beekeeping, and science cover a period of tumultuous change in North America, a time when new parasites, reduced research funding, and changing economic conditions have disrupted the livelihoods of bee farmers. 171 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C...$16.95


Gardener's Bug Book: Earth-Safe Insect Control
by: Barbara Pleasant

Barbara Pleasant explains how to work with nature to make the garden a no-pest zone. The author shows how to distinguish the good bugs from the bad and use the best homemade and commercial control strategies for pests. Cross-references 72 common vegetables and fruits and the pests that affect them. Clearly illustrated. 160 pgs.
c.1994, S/C...$12.95


Gardener's Butterfly Book
by: Branhagen, Alan

A guide to identifying, understanding and attracting garden butterflies. Contains info on butterfly gardening regions, gardening tips, and describes over 70 species with color photos of each. 208 pgs.
c. 2001, H/C... $12.95


Get Started in Beekeeping (Teach Yourself)
by: Waring, Adrian & Claire

The ultimate guide to setting up and maintaining your colonies, with pracdtical advice on all aspects of beekeeping. With tips and information on bee biology, collecting honey and running hives in every location and season, this is essential reading for any beekeeper. 222 pages, Color photos and b/w illustrations
2010, S/C...$14.95


Homegrown Honey Bees
by: Morrison, Alethea

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest. This beginner's guide clearly explains everything you need to know to keep bees successfully, from getting your first bees to harvesting your first crop of honey. Spectacular macro photography brings the inner workings of the hive to life, while the playful text gives you the information you need to make it through your first year. Everything is addressed here, from allergies, permits and restrictions, and how to deal with the neighbors to hive structure, colony hierarchy, and bee behavior. Filled with color photos. 159 pgs.
c. 2013, S/C... $14.95


Honey From Hive To Honeypot
by: Style, Sue

This book traces the history of honey from ancient Egypt to the Americas & throughout Europe, details the beekeeper’s year, & presents mouthwatering honey flavored recipes, making it the ideal gift for beekeeping enthusiasts, cooks, & honey-lovers alike. Examines the complex workings of the beehive, the sophisticated methods of its production, & the pattern of the beekeeper’s year. Details the astounding variety of its delicious flavors. Illustrated in colour throughout. 120 pgs
c. 1992, H/C...$15.95


Honey From Hive To Honeypot
by: Style, Sue

This book traces the history of honey from ancient Egypt to the Americas & throughout Europe, details the beekeeper’s year, & presents mouthwatering honey flavored recipes, making it the ideal gift for beekeeping enthusiasts, cooks, & honey-lovers alike. Examines the complex workings of the beehive, the sophisticated methods of its production, & the pattern of the beekeeper’s year. Details the astounding variety of its delicious flavors. Illustrated in colour throughout. 120 pgs
c.1992, H/C, (Reg Price $15.95)...$10.00
Used

Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, ex-library, usual library markings otherwise very clean inside


How To Keep Bees & Sell Honey
by: Kelley, Walter T.

The author is the former editor of Modern Beekeeping. This book tells you evrything you would ever need to know about beekeeping. A general and informative introduction, all about bees and their development, the construction of hives, bee comb foundation and its use, package bees and their care, comb honey production, removing honey & processing it, wax, selling honey, transfering bees, requeening, diseases & enemies of bees, and much more. Lots of drawings & B/W photos. 148 pgs.
c. 1983, 11th Ed, S/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


How to Make Earthworms Pay
by: Parsons, Tom
How to raise worms, selling your worms, helping your customer, know how you are doing, getting your supplies. Illustrated. 126 pgs.
1958, H/C... $7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition:
Good, ex-library, usual library markings, previous owner inscription in front cover, 1 page has writing in margins, tape marks on cover in corners perhaps from old dust jacket, teeth marks in lower corner of front & back cover


Humblebee Bumblebee
by: Griffin, Brian

The life story of the friendly bumblebees and their use by the backyard gardener. Includes appendix of a field guide to North American bumblebees. 112 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$12.00


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