The Backyard Beekeeper, 5th Edition

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden – Natural beekeeping techniques – New Varroa mite and American foulbrood treatments – Introduction to technologies for recordkeeping and maintenance

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Pub Date 27 Feb 2024 | Archive Date 28 Dec 2023

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Enjoy the time-honored tradition of beekeeping in your own backyard or urban rooftop with this accessible resource for beekeepers of all skill levels, now in its 5th edition.

More than a guide to beekeeping, The Backyard Beekeeper features expert advice for:
  • Setting up and caring for your own colonies
  • Selecting the best location to place your new bee colonies for their safety and yours
  • The most practical and nontoxic ways to care for your bees
  • Swarm control
  • Using top bar hives
  • Harvesting the products of a beehive and collecting and using honey
  • Bee problems and treatments

New in this edition:
  • Natural beekeeping techniques like insulating hives for the winter to mimic the advantages of bee homes in the wild
  • Important new treatments for and updated info on the battle with Varroa mites
  • How to deal with the new antibiotic recommendations for American foulbrood
  • Introduction to new recordkeeping technology to consider

In addition to content updates to reflect the most recent research and technology in beekeeping, the book features a new design with larger, easier-to-read text, many new photos, and a more easily navigable structure.

With this complete reference and the expert advice of Bee Culture editor emeritus Kim Flottum, your bees will be healthy, happy, and more productive.
Enjoy the time-honored tradition of beekeeping in your own backyard or urban rooftop with this accessible resource for beekeepers of all skill levels, now in its 5th edition.

More than a guide to...

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ISBN 9780760385821
PRICE $26.99 (USD)
PAGES 256

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