The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition

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    • 240 pages
    • Paperback
    • 4th edition

The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition

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By Kim Flottum. An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard or Garden

The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honoured 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.

 

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    • 240 pages
    • Paperback
    • 4th edition

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