Beekeeping For Dummies is a practical, step-by-stepbeginner's guide to beekeeping. It gives you plain-English guidanceon everything you need to know to start your own beehive, frombuying the right equipment, sourcing bees, and locating your hiveto maintaining a healthy colony and harvesting honey. Plus, you'llget the latest information on the causes and effects of beedisease, colony collapse disorder, and the impact the suddendisappearance of the honeybee has on our environment andeconomy.
Here, you'll get trusted information on beekeeping in the UK,specifically written to address climate, buying equipment, locatinghives, the local impact of colony collapse disorder and ways toavoid or minimise the risk to your hive, seasonal beekeeping tasks,local beekeeping associations, and updated content on urbanbeekeeping.
- Understand the anatomy of your bees
- Learn techniques and tips for harvesting, bottling, packaging,and selling honey
- Discover the benefits of beekeeping
- Learn techniques on obtaining and hiving your bees