Get Started in Beekeeping

Get Started in Beekeeping

Paperback - 2010
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An indispensable bible of information and practical advice on beekeeping

Get Started in Beekeeping covers everything from bee behavior to what to do with honey. It balances all the background context on bee biology with the day-to-day and seasonal practicalities of running hives in any location, in the country or the city, and for colonies of all sizes.

Supporting resources include a 'bee calendar', troubleshooting section, illustrations, photos, a glossary and details of courses and organizations. Fully illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Combines background biology, facts and figures with practical advice on equipment and maintenance.

Topics include:
Introduction; Naming the parts; The honey bee year; equipment; Beginning your beekeeping; Swarming and swarm control; Flowers for bees; Winter; Pests and diseases; The beekeeping year; Hive products; Taking it further; Glossary; Index

Alternative Title: Beekeeping
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
ISBN: 9780071740159
Branch Call Number: 638.1
Characteristics: xviii, 222 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.


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