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Beekeeping Books

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Beekeeping for Dummies

Beekeeping For Dummies

Interested in raising honey bees? This friendly, practical guide presents a step-by-step approach to starting your own beehive, along with expert tips for maintaining a healthy colony. You get the latest on honey bee medication and treatments, harvesting and marketing your honey, and the impact the sudden disappearance of the honey bee has on our environment and economy.

  • To bee or not to bee? - understand the benefits of beekeeping and whether it's right for you
  • Build your first hive - gather the right equipment, obtain your bees, and transfer them safely to their new home
  • Get up-close and personal - see how to open and close the hive, inspect your bees at the right times, and know what to look for
  • Handle common problems - from swarming to robbing to pesticide poisoning, find simple solutions
  • Understand Colony Collapse Syndrome - learn what you can do to help save the honey bees
  • Gear up for the golden harvest - use the tools of the trade to extract honey, store it, and sell it

The Backyard Beekeeper

The Backyard Beekeeper - Revised and Updated: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden

The Backyard Beekeeper , now revised and expanded, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. This expanded edition gives you even more information on "greening" your beekeeping with sustainable practices, pesticide-resistant bees, and urban and suburban beekeeping. More than a guide to beekeeping, it is a handbook for harvesting the products of a beehive and a honey cookbook--all in one lively, beautifully illustrated reference. This complete honey bee resource contains general information on bees; a how-to guide to the art of bee keeping and how to set up, care for, and harvest honey from your own colonies; as well as tons of bee-related facts and projects. You'll learn the best place to locate your new bee colonies for their safety and yours, and you'll study the best organic and nontoxic ways to care for your bees, from providing fresh water and protection from the elements to keeping them healthy, happy, and productive. Recipes of delicious treats, and instructions on how to use honey and beeswax to make candles and beauty treatments are also included.

Keeping Bees And Making Honey

Keeping Bees And Making Honey

You don't need acres of secluded gardens to be able to keep bees - hives can be found on many an urban rooftop, inner-city balcony or mounted on walls in the strangest of places. Keeping Bees and Making Honey covers everything you need to consider before you set up your colony - including when and how to tell the neighbors.

Packed with images, information, practical advice, recipes and gardening tips, Keeping Bees and Making Honey is the ideal companion for every aspiring beekeeper.

The Beekeeper's Handbook

The Beekeeper's Handbook, Fourth Edition

From the foreword Beginners will find The Beekeeper s Handbook a joy, and more seasoned beekeepers will find rereading of benefit as they continue to master the art and science of bee colony care. Dewey M. Caron

Praise for the third edition
The Beekeeper s Handbook has guided thousands of beginning and advanced beekeepers in the how-tos of this entertaining and profitable pastime. Simply put, it is the best of the best of beekeeping books. Roger A. Morse
An updated and expanded volume that goes into ... all practical aspects of beekeeping. Superbly illustrated. Northeastern Naturalist
A comprehensive, well-illustrated introduction for beginners and a valuable reference for the experienced beekeeper. The book outlines options for each operation within beekeeping, listing advantages and disadvantages of each alternative. AB Bookman s Weekly
The text is presented in a very readable way, and the diagrams are some of the clearest I have seen for a long time. Bee Craft
An elegant reference book with beautiful illustrations. Whole Earth

How To Raise Honey Bees

For KINDLE - How To Raise Honey Bees: Getting Started In Beekeeping

Are you looking to start raising honeybees as a hobby?

If you are, then "How To Raise Honey Bees" is the book for you.

You will learn how to start beekeeping, but you will also learn:

- How to get bees if you want to start beekeeping
- The benefits to keeping honeybees
- Why a beekeeping suit is important to you
- The components you need for beekeeping clothing
- How to raise your queen bee

You want the best information on beginning beekeeping. It doesn't get better than "How To Raise Honeybees"

The Backyard Beekeeper

The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden

This book is the complete "honey bee" resource with general information on bees, a how-to guide to the art of bee keeping and how to set up, care for and harvest your own hives, as well as tons of fun facts and projects that are bee related. The second half of the book is the complete guide to honey. It reviews the different types of honey, health effects as well as provides 100s of ideas and recipes for using honey in recipes, cosmetically in facemasks and shampoos, and for medicinal uses.

The Beekeeper's Bible

The Beekeeper's Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes and Other Home Uses

The Beekeeper's Bible is as much an ultimate guide to the practical essentials of beekeeping as it is a beautiful almanac to be read from cover to cover. Part history book, part handbook, and part cookbook, this illustrated tome covers every facet of the ancient hobby of beekeeping, from how to manage hives safely to harvesting one's own honey, and ideas for how to use honey and beeswax. Detailed instructions for making candles, furniture polish, beauty products, and nearly 100 honey-themed recipes are included. Fully illustrated with how-to photography and unique etchings, any backyard enthusiast or gardener can confidently dive into beekeeping with this book in hand (or daydream about harvesting their own honey while relaxing in the comfort of an armchair). Also has a video that you can rent. It streams online to your computer

Bee Yard & Workshop

Bee Yard & Workshop

Synopsis: Part One Recorded at Mr Harold's Bee Yard Guyton, GA Part Two Recorded at Oatland Island Nature Center Savannah, GA Wild Bees and Garden Footage Green Bridge Farm Guyton, GA Coastal Empire's Bee Association Workshop Instruction on beekeeping Installing Swarm Instructing a course on beekeeeping equipment. Bee Biology and Working at Oatland Island Bee Yard

Honey Crafting

Honey Crafting

From the satisfying taste of fresh honey butter to the blissful aroma of a beeswax candle, Honey Crafting celebrates everything the hive has to offer. Inside, you'll find a variety of sweet crafts for around the home.


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