Bee Bible: 50 Ways to Keep Bees Buzzing


Did you know, as bees get older they become more forgetful? Or that the bee hive is a masterclass is matriarchal living? Ever wondered just how fast a bee can fly? Or just how much honey a bee can make in its little life? Is it really true that, if bees go extinct, civilisation could only last four years? Bees and humans are inseparable. We rely on them not only to pollinate our planet but to sweeten our lives with the fruits of their labours. Honey, royal jelly, beeswax – these golden, hardworking insects have transformed our lives with their quiet diligence, giving us sugary pleasure, illumination and beauty treatments for thousands of years. In this book, bestselling author Sally Coulthard takes the reader on a fascinating flight through the history, science, folklore, behaviour, and cultural significance of the bee.

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‘A beautiful gift… Full of fascinating facts’ Yorkshire Post‘We all want to help the beleaguered bee and Sally Coulthard’s latest book is a great place to start’ Amateur Gardening‘How to help bees thrive and give your garden a real buzz’ You MagazineWe need bees. These tiny, hardworking insects have transformed our lives with their quiet diligence; fertilizing the wild plants we rely on, and giving us thousands of years of sugary pleasure. But bees are in danger; across the planet, their numbers are plummeting.Sally Coulthard is here to share fifty ways we can all save bees. Whether you garden for bees, campaign for bees, or just learn a bit of bee-whispering, little things can make a big difference. Just ask a bee.

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Weight 0.226 kg
Dimensions 17.5 × 13.5 × 1.7 cm