Charlotte Ekker Wiggins is an award-winning author, master beekeeper and master gardener. Her one acre, award-winning Missouri limestone hillside garden, where her neighbors said nothing would grow, inspires her books. She featured how she developed Bluebird Gardens April 2019 in her TEDx “why bugs matter.” She is a frequent lecturer, instructor and coach. Charlotte is the author of several beekeeping reference books and keeps native and honey bees, mostly outdoors.
A Beekeeper's Diary, Self Guide to Keeping Bees
Workbook and guide, "A Beekeeper's Diary Self-Guide to Beekeeping 2nd Edition" helps new beekeepers easily get started with check lists and troubleshooting common problems. 2022 First Place Independent Press Award winner in "How to" Category. 310-page paperback has been approved by Great Plains Master Beekeeping as offering state of the art scientifically-based best management practices. Excellent as a beginning beekeeping class study guide, which is where I started developing this guide in 2012. Part of a 3-book reference series.
"Bee Club Basics or How to Start a Bee Club" 2nd Edition2022
Awards and Recognition
- Independent Book Publisher's 2021 Bronze Award
- 2022 Independent Press Award First Place in "How to" category for "A Beekeeper's Diary, Self Guide to Keeping Bees" 2nd Edition.