Beginning Beekeeping

Everything You Need to Make Your Hive Thrive!

Author: Tanya Phillips

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465458190

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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Beginning Beekeeping is a simple, straightforward approach that gives you the basics to get started with beekeeping, while following a balanced, objective approach that weighs the pros and cons of conventional and organic methodologies. Featuring more than 120 beautiful color photos, this guide will help you will learn how to foster and maintain healthy, vibrant hive colonies, as well as to incorporate the various techniques and practices for keeping bees using conventional as well as more natural practices. In addition, you will learn how to troubleshoot and treat potential hive issues such as swarming, combating common pests, and alleviating other potentially destructive hive conditions. This helpful guide also explores how to create hives that are self-sustaining, with minimal intervention from the keeper. Additional content also covers how to maximize the benefits of a backyard hive for a more vibrant garden as well as rich, bountiful honey harvests.
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All You Must Know About Beekeeping: Step By Step Beginners Guide to Beekeeping

Author: Betty Helen

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1304333493

Category: House & Home

Page: N.A

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Hi my name is Betty Hellen and I've been a beekeeper for years I love them and they love me but not everything is easy In the beginning I've got a lot of trouble from my own bees, different seasons to my neighboor I'm telling you, those times are hard Because I know how hard it was, I don't want anyone to experience it Thus, I wrote this book to help other beekeeper beginners Inside you'll find: -a quick history of bees and beekeeping -common types of bees -activities of worker bees -8 easy ways to win your neighbor's hearts -the ideal times to visit your bees -tips on how to avoid being stung bees -the 5 beekeping tools you must have -5 great tips for finding a good bee breeder -how to collect honey -and many more I truly believe this book will be your one stop source of knowledge for beekeping
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The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping

Everything You Need to Know

Author: Samantha Johnson,Daniel Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 0760364095

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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This expanded version of the Future Farmers of America (FFA)–licensed Beginner's Guide to Beekeepingâ?? is the complete DIY guide for budding beekeepers. Raising bees is becoming increasingly popular in backyards and on farms large and small—and it’s easy to see why. These resourceful insects produce organic honey and beeswax, all while constantly providing natural aid to the health of your yard and garden. And even better, bees are easy to keep, especially with the expert instruction of the FFA-licensed The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping, now expanded with 16 more pages of information and redesigned to appeal even more to middle- and high-school-age enthusiasts. Beginning with the basics, seasoned beekeepers Daniel and Samantha Johnson answer all of a prospective beekeeper’s questions on how to set up, care for, and harvest their very own bee colonies. With the help of this comprehensive DIY guide, raising bees can be an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime for gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping is a trusted source of information to new beekeepers of all ages, sure to inspire further investigation of beekeeping.
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The Complete Guide to Beekeeping

Author: Jeremy Evans,Sheila Berrett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bee culture

Page: 192

View: 7258

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Beekeepers and those interested in beekeeping An introduction and guide to the complex subject of beekeeping, an ancient pastime which has seen a recent revival in interest. Whether the reader is a novice or a professional beekeeper, this book will be a valuable addition to existing literature. The book is fully comprehensive, starting with the novice and ending with the semi-expert It tells you all you need to know about taking up beekeeping on a small scale. Starting Beekeeping When and where; hives and beekeeping equipment; buying secondhand; understanding honeybees. Siting Your Bees Selecting a site; hiving your bees; feeding your bees; looking through the hive; avoiding bee stings. A Thriving Colony Adding supers; using a queen excluder; how bees forage; the honey flow; taking off honey. Wintering Down Preparing and feeding the hive for winter; mice, damp, wax moth and other enemies. The Second Year Spring cleaning; getting a second hive; oil seed rape; the 'June gap'; problems with a poor harvest. Planning Ahead Keeping the queen in charge; requeening; making a nuc. warming Why bees swarm; swarms in action; catching and hiving a swarm; drone laying queens and other problems. beekeeping; migratory hives. Honeybee Products Honey for sale; honey for show; honey recipes; making mead; wax extracting; beeswax polish and candles; propolis' and medicinal properties. Honeybee Problems Killer bees; bee pests and diseases. Bees in History Beekeeping from BC to the present century. Glossary of beekeeping terms and information packed appendices.
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Start Beekeeping

The Guide to Caring For Honey Bees

Author: N.A

Publisher: Heatherbell Honey

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 200

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DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner

25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle

Author: Betsy Matheson

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 1589235673

Category: House & Home

Page: 160

View: 8533

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"Step-by-step, how-to projects for home rain collection, solar panels, food storage, solar energy systems, eco-friendly improvements, bee keeping, and more"--Provided by publisher.
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