- Series: For Dummies (Pets)
- Paperback: 480 pages
- Publisher: For Dummies; 4 edition (January 17, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1119310067
- ISBN-13: 978-1119310068
- Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 1.1 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 108 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,520 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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- Learn what to do in your first season and beyond
- Keep your bees healthy using natural methods
- Manage all phases of honey production
The bestselling, hands-on guide to beekeeping
Find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping. Beekeeping For Dummies gives you details on starting and managing your own backyard colonies with practical, up-to-date information on all things apicultural. Whether you're a newbie or an old hand looking for the latest tools and techniques, this hands-on guide tells you what you need to know to keep happy, healthy honey bees, understand bee behavior, use the latest hiving techniques, and a whole lot more. You can also check out how-to beekeeping videos online.
- Manage a Langstroth or Top Bar hive
- Keep bees in the 'burbs or the city
- Acquire bees and install them safely
- Learn when and how to inspect your bees
- Identify and fix common problems
- Save using enclosed coupons for beekeeping supplies
About the Author
Howland Blackiston has been a backyard beekeeper since 1984. He's written many articles on beekeeping and appeared on dozens of television and radio programs. He is also the author of Building Beehives For Dummies, which provides detailed instructions on how to build hives from scratch.