If you are interested in putting a sustainable, natural twist on your beekeeping, this is the book for you! Authors Les Crowder and Heather Harrell explore how to use a top-bar hive - a completely biodegradable hive that resembles a log - and the effects of doing so on bees, honey production, and the environment. They will guide you through the holistic approach to hive management, including all aspects of beekeeping, from queen rearing to honey harvesting.
- Soft cover
- 192 pages
- Focus on a holistic approach to hive management
- Outlines natural, low-stress methods to keeping bees
- Great resource for all beekeepers, especially gardeners, home orchardists and permaculture practitioners who rely on bees for pollination