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Beekeeping for beginners : how to raise your first bee colonies!  Cover Image Book Book

Beekeeping for beginners : how to raise your first bee colonies!

Bradshaw, Amber (author.).

Summary

Summary: Easy beekeeping for new-bees. Wouldn't it be great to raise your own bees, have a fresh supply of honey, and bring thousands of healthy pollinators into your yard? Beekeeping for Beginners is a simple, step-by-step guide that helps you learn the fundamentals of modern beekeeping. You (and your bees) will be buzzing with delight. From picking the right hive and bringing your bees home to surviving winter and collecting honey, experienced beekeeper Amber Bradshaw takes you on an easy-to-follow journey through your first year of beekeeping and beyond. Beekeeping for Beginners includes: • Just the essentials--Learn everything you need to know to begin your first colony--written with brand new beekeepers in mind. • Modern beekeeping--Start your colony off right with guides that feature the newest practices and current, natural approaches. • Learn to speak bee--Clearly defined terms and a complete glossary will have you talking like a pro beekeeper in no time. Begin your beekeeping the right way--and avoid getting stung by mistakes.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781641524865
  • ISBN: 1641524863
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 164 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Rockridge Press, 2019.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes glossary, bibliographical references (pages 159-161) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: ALL ABOUT BEES AND SETTING UP AN APIARY. So you want to keep bees? -- Honeybee 101 -- A home for your bees: choosing a hive -- Planning your colony -- THE FIRST YEAR OF YOUR NEW COLONY. Bring home the bees -- The bee inspector -- The beekeeping year -- All about honey -- Keeping your bees healthy and your colony productive -- The future of your bees.
Subject: Bee culture
Honeybee
Bee culture
Honeybee

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