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Book Review: Bee Books for Children

‘ABC’s of Beekeeping’ – by Roda Shope. Full colour, children’s book. Published by & available from “What a memorable, amazing experience to discover the world of bees through the eyes of an expert who’s proven her skills, not only in caring for these wonderful creatures, but photographing them and clarifying the essentials for newcomers. Roda Shope has assembled a breathtaking series of pictures and 26 brilliant alphabetical explanations that make it super easy to […]

An Efficient Production of Bee Colonies by Flemming B. Thorsen

December Book Review “An Efficient Production of Bee Colonies”,  Author Flemming B. Thorsen Flemming B. Thorsen, a commercial beekeeper who concentrates on breeding pure Danish Buckfast bees. There are no pure English Buckfast bees in Denmark anymore, but he continues to use the methods of Brother Adam from Buckfast Abbey in England Fleming is a commercial queen breeder and produces many new colonies every year.  He also breeds pure Carnica queens as well as a […]