A Guide to Keeping Bees in the City
ISBN10: 1904871690 ISBN13: 9781904871699 Publisher: Good Life Pr Published: Nov 1 2010 Pages: 160 Weight: 0.92lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 7.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Now, more than ever before, is the time to keep honey bees. Taking you through the beekeepers year this book covers all the essential requirements for small-scale beekeeping and considers the advantages for urban bees over their country living relations as well as giving advice on bees and children, neighbors and pets. It covers where and how to buy bees, transportation, legal issues, positioning the hive, planning the arrival, routine and management, cleaning the hive, swarming, equipment, health and safety, security, training, resources set up and running costs as well as collecting and producing honey, beeswax, candles, soap and other by-products.