Beekeeping for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0764554190

ISBN-13: 9780764554193

Edition: 2002

List price: $19.99
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'The information a beginner needs to keep bees with confidence.' Kim Flottum, Bee Culture Magazine 'A reader-friendly guide to beekeeping for novices or beginners.' Dewey M. Caron, Professor of Entomology, University of DelawareA honey of a book on an increasingly popular hobbyFor both enjoyment and profit, beekeeping has become a booming enterprise. In this easy-to-follow guide, author Howland Blackiston removes the mystery from this pastime, offering inventive solutions to many common - and uncommon dilemmas. Realize the benefits of keeping bees, from aiding the environment to enjoying homemade honey and wax products. For more plain-English advice, see:The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English 'Get in , get out' information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and funGet smart! @www.dummies.comFind listings of all our booksCreate your own personalized book with Hungry Minds a la Carte"Sign up for daily eTips at
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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Falling in Love with a Bug
To Bee or Not to Bee?
Life Inside the Honey Bee Hive
Starting Your Adventure
Alleviating Apprehensions and Making Decisions
Basic Equipment for Beekeepers
Obtaining and Installing Your Bees
Time for a Peek
Opening Your Hive
Knowing What to Look For
Different Seasons, Different Activities
Common Problems & Simple Solutions
Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems
Diseases and Remedies
Honey Bee Pests
Sweet Rewards
Getting Ready for the Golden Harvest
Honey Harvest Day
The Part of Tens
Ten Fun Things to Do with Bees
Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Bee Behavior
My Ten Favorite Honey Recipes
Helpful Resources
Beekeeper's Checklist
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