Category Archives: Beekeeping Books

A Bee’s Guide to Managing Beekeepers

On March 1, 2013, Garreson Publishing will be releasing the next book in Peter Sieling’s series of humorous short story collections. A Bee’s Guide to Managing Beekeepers gives a taste of the life of a beekeeper in various aspects, from taking care … Continue reading

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Hive-Making Manual – Coming September 1st!

Interested in bees? Interested in woodworking? Interested in awesome projects and saving money? This book has it all! Build your own beehives of any sort – 10-frame, 8-frame, nuc hives, and more. Focusing on providing detailed instructions for the construction … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview of the Hive-Making Manual!

Edit – The book is now available! Click here to see more! This manual, case due to be released on September 1st, includes a wealth of information, from the parts of a hive, to the dimensions and schematics, to the … Continue reading

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Audio of lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Capaldi Evans

Dr. Evans’ talk, “Learning about Bee Learning,” will review bees as model animals for understanding general principles of learning and why this information is essential for beekeepers, as well as recent research about how environmental factors (global change, pesticides, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Storey’s Guide to Beekeeping

Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Health (Storey’s Guide to Raising) by Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney This book serves as an update of prior work written by Richard Bonney, expanded to cover beekeeping across … Continue reading

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Removing Honey Bee Colonies from Buildings

by Pete One way to acquire bees is by removing them from a building. You should have experience handling bees before tackling this sort of job. You should charge for the removal to cover your time, health with the bees being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fruitless Fall

by Gary I was browsing beekeeping books in the library and stumbled across “Fruitless Fall, sales ” by Rowan Jacobson, clinic a dramatic narrative written in the wake of colony collapse disorder, the recent and mysterious mass die-off of honey … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing Releases Book on Bait Hives

This book discusses the problem of swarming, healing and offers you help to reclaim lost swarms, as well as attract additional swarms to your apiary.  It includes plans to make a simplified Langstroth Bait Hive that will work with other standard hives.  There are also … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing adds plans for Excelsior Hive Covers

One hundred years ago, beekeepers commonly used Excelsior covers on their hives. As time and conditions change, it’s worth reevaluating old equipment styles. The excelsior cover gives your hives a quaint old-fashioned look. It is easier to make than a … Continue reading

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Garreson Publishing adds cupboard plans

Garreson Publishing now has plans for a cupboard made from an old beehive.

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