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THE BACKYARD BEEKEEPER, 4TH EDITION

THE BACKYARD BEEKEEPER, 4TH EDITION

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Author: Kim Flottum
240 pages

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
  • 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.