Author Tim Heard
The Australian Native Bee Book provides a complete guide to keeping Australian native bees with over 500 photos, drawings and charts.
Keeping stingless native bees is a hot topic in Australia for commercial, environmental and recreational reasons.
Inside you’ll find the complete guide to stingless native bees, written by Tim Heard who has spent his lifetime intimately engaged with these unique creatures. Whether you keep a hive or two in our suburban garden, or want to use multiple hives on a commercial farm, this friendly guide has you covered.
- Bee biology, behaviour, nesting, social life and foraging
- Identifying and dealing with pests
- How to transfer a bee colony and propagate new colonies
- Using stingless bees for pollination – for small gardens to commercial crops
- Managing your hive
- All about native bee honey
A great gift or why not treat yourself!