Check out what all the buzz is about beekeeping! This comprehensive yet easy-to-read guide by Howland Blackiston will thoroughly set you up for a successful first year of beekeeping with everything you need to know, including tips on getting your bees settled in, tools and equipment, dealing with diseases and pests, wintering your hive, and much more.
- Soft cover
- 4th edition, 442 pages
- Guides you through purchasing a queen, setting up the hive, and maintaining a healthy colony
- Numerous helpful, detailed illustrations to go along with step-by-step directions
- Covers how to harvest and market your honey like a pro
- Discusses how honey bees impact the environment, and the effects of their sudden disappearance