- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Knox Cellars Publishing; Second edition (November 1, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 096358412X
- ISBN-13: 978-0963584120
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.3 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 64 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #462,350 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Orchard Mason Bee: The Life History, Biology, Propagation, and Use of a North American Native Bee Second Edition
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Congratulations! I found your book on the Orchard Mason Bee fascinating, It is engrossing, scholarly, and well written in an informal, conversational style which holds the interest of non-scientists such as myself. I read every word. -- Ruth Miller, Master Gardener
Fortunately help (for the pollination crisis) is at hand. Thanks in large part to Bellingham's Brian Griffin, native bee-master extraordinaire, it's now easy to learn a lot more about the habits and needs of our non-aggressive native bees. His enchanting bee books...are a delight to read, particularly if you have kids who like to learn about bugs. -- Ann Lovejoy, columnist and Author
What began as a poorly pollinated Belgian fence of 40 varieties of apples and pears, and a subsequesnt Cooperative Extension Bee Bulletin, has become a burgeoning business and never-ending stream of educational encounters for Brian Griffin as he introduces ffascinated gardeners to their long time neighbor and newly recognized friend, the Orchard Mason Bee. The charminly written and illustrate little book covers the life history, biology, propagation, and use of a truly benevolent and beneficial insect. -- Stephanie Feeney, author Northwest Gardeners Resource Directory and Gardeners on the Go
About the Author
Brian Griffin, a graduate of Whitman College with a degree in English literature, was born in Bellingham, Washington in 1932. A childhood spent exploring the tide pools and forests of the San Juan Islands whetted his curiosity about natural things. Years spent afield hiking and hunting sharpened his powers of observation, and, finally, an inspiring natural history teacher at Whitman College, Arthur Rempel, focused his interest and fueled his curiosity further. Griffin has spent a long career in business, but has always found time to observe and enjoy nature. For many years he has propagated Orchard Mason Bees. This book is a recitation of his experiences with and study of the Orchard Mason Bee. He has written a second book about native bees, Humblebee Bumblebee.
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