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Backyard Beekeeper : An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden - (Paperback)

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The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honored 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. 
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Technology, Nature, House + Home
Sub-Genre: Agriculture, Animals, Sustainable Living
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Quarto Pub Group USA
Book theme: Beekeeping, Insects & Spiders
Author: Kim Flottum
Language: English
Street Date: January 2, 2018
TCIN: 52943443
UPC: 9781631593321
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-8970
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