From spring awakening and summer swarms to the autumn honey harvest and providing winter protection, this essential resource guides you through the bee-keeping year. There is extensive advice for beginners, from siting and smoking your hives to rearing a queen and controlling your swarm; in-depth information for more experienced apiarists who wish to experiment with hive-management; troubleshooting tips on protecting your hives and keeping your bees healthy; and practical advice on using beeswax and, of course, extracting and making the tastiest honey.
  • Author: Brown, Ron
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 22/02/2019
  • ISBN: 9781849945653
  • B-Code: B041292
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 224x150mm