Backyard Beekeeping

Second Edition

By Courtenay N. Smithers

There is something special about producing delicious honey from personal bee hives, and many suburban gardens have the ideal space available for a hive of bees. The revised second edition of this book is written for those who would like to experience the pleasure of developing their own backyard bee hive yet are unsure how to go about it. The book is a comprehensive reference that provides essential information on: the bees' life cycle * the basic equipment required for beekeeping * where to position hives * how to obtain a bee colony * how to care for the colony * how to increase the colony's size * how to harvest honey and wax * how to move hives * swarm control.


80 pages

Publication Date: 10/10/2011
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781921719196