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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Keeping Bees and Making Honey

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Alison Benjamin and Brian K McCallum
128 pages, 100 colour photographs, 30 colour illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
Keeping Bees and Making Honey
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  • Keeping Bees and Making Honey ISBN: 9780715328101 Edition: 1 Paperback May 2008 Out of Print #173561
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About this book

This is a comprehensive and attractive lifestyle guide to beekeeping - from finding your bees to getting them home, housing them, collecting honey and using their produce. It includes a detailed look at the history of bees and beekeeping, and an extensive introduction to help you to fully understand your bees and keep them happy.

Whether you have a tiny balcony or acres of land; live in the middle of a city or in the countryside surrounded by flowers, this book caters for every situation, discussing the different types of hive available for every eventuality. It features a detailed section on gardening for bees, as well as comprehensive advice on how to safely collect your honey and wax, with recipes and ideas on how to use them.

Contents

Introduction; Understanding Bees; What to Consider; Housing your Bees; Where & When to Get your Bees; Getting your Bees Home; Gardening for Bees; All About Honey; Bees in Winter; The Second Year; Bee Products; Recipes; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index.

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Biography

Alison Benjamin is a Guardian journalist. She writes on environmental issues and social affairs and currently edits The Guardian's environment website.

Brian McCallum is a designer, builder and yachtsman. She and Brian - who now studies apiculture - have many hives in different locations across London. Their blog, www.urbanbees.co.uk provides a fascinating insight into beekeeping in the city.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Alison Benjamin and Brian K McCallum
128 pages, 100 colour photographs, 30 colour illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
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