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The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden

AUTHOR Flottum, Kim
PUBLISHER Quarry Books (01/02/2018)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

Description
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.
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Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781631593321
ISBN-10: 1631593323
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
Edition Number: 0004
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Page Count: 240
Carton Quantity: 15
Product Dimensions: 8.00 x 0.70 x 9.90 inches
Weight: 1.90 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Bibliography, Index, Price on Product, Illustrated
Country of Origin: US
Subject Information
BISAC Categories
Technology & Engineering | Agriculture - Beekeeping
Technology & Engineering | Animals - Insects & Spiders
Technology & Engineering | Sustainable Living
Dewey Decimal: 638.1
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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.
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