Suitable both for those just considering the prospect, and those who are already fascinated beekeepers, this guide to setting up, maintaining and maximising bees in the back garden is an indispensable and readable bible of information and practical advice. It covers everything from bee behaviour to what to do with the honey, and balances all the background context on bee biology with the day to day and seasonal practicalities of running hives in any location, in the country or the city, and for colonies of all sizes. Supporting resources include a 'bee calendar', troubleshooting section, illustrations, photos, glossary and details of courses and organizations, in an essential guide for anyone who is fascinated by the ancient ways of the apiarist.
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Adrian Waring, NDB, has been a beekeeper since September 1961 and keeps around 40 colonies. He was until recently General Secretary of the British Beekeeping Association, and is County Bee Instructor for Northamptonshire. He lectures widely on the subject of bees to audiences of all ages.Review:
"Will be on our shelves for years to come." -- Bee Craft 20060801 'Every beekeeper should have a copy.' -- Bees 20061001 "Practical, clear and understandable...An extremely useful new text that will surely guide many to fruitful beekeeping." -- Bees for development 20061013 "Will teach you everything you need to know." -- The Scots Magazine 20061028 "a hive of useful information" -- Cotswold Life 20060801
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