The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th edition : An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden, Paperback Book

The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th edition : An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden Paperback

Description

The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to urban and rural beekeepers of all skill levels. More than a guide to beekeeping, this handbook features expert advice for: - Setting up and caring for your own colonies - Selecting the best location to place your new bee colonies for their safety and yours - The most practical and nontoxic ways to care for your bees - Swarm control - Using top bar hives - Harvesting the products of a beehive and collecting and using honey - Bee problems and treatments What's New? - Information for Urban Bees and Beekeepers - Using Your Smoker the Right Way - Better Pest Management - Providing Consistent and Abundant Good Food - Keeping Your Hives Healthy With this complete resource and the expert advice of Bee Culture editor Kim Flottum, your bees will be healthy, happy, and more productive.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 200 color photos
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Apiculture (beekeeping)
  • ISBN: 9781631593321

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