Printed hand written notes interspersed with quaint line drawings keep the reader’s attention through this attractive book. Michael Duncan realised early in his beekeeping career that the honey bee is like a ‘sensitive litmus paper to environmental change’. In preparing the wild garden you will be providing a haven for honey bees and he advocates that saving our bees can save our sanity. The book gently offers an introduction to frame hive beekeeping with European honey bees including getting started...
Quick Overview Part of a series, this book on the honeybee is intended as a possible basis for upper primary school projects. Other books in the series cover a range of topics including predators, parasites, the effects of toxic sprays and the garden food web of which honeybees are a small part.
By using soft and oil pastels in primary colours, Neelofar makes art to capture the life of the garden and the beauty of the natural world. She creates work showing a variety of plants and trees in mints, lemons, azures and purples, as well as the insect inhabitants of the park. Her art is easy on the eye and would be effortless to live alongside.
Garden sundial made in cast iron decorated with a honeycomb background and traditional bee hive gnomon to Give the impression the busy bees off to work. This is a wonderful eye catching addition to the garden a unique design by artist and craftsman Robin Lumley using traditional woodcarving and casting methods to produce each pattern.