The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And Garden

January 2, 2018|
The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And Garden by Kim Flottum
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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 ofBee Cultureeditor Kim Flottum, your bees will be healthy, happy, and more productive.
Kim Flottumbrings a rich background of plant science, honey bee research, and basic farming to his 30 years as the editor ofBee Culturemagazine, where his main occupation has been finding the answers to the multitude of questions that beginning, intermediate, and even advanced and experienced beekeepers bring to the table. He teaches b...
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Title:The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And Garden
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.5 in
Published:January 2, 2018
Publisher:Quarry Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781631593321

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