Get Started in BeekeepingPaperback - 2010
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.
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