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The backyard beekeeper : an absolute beginner's guide to keeping bees in your yard and garden

Author: Kim Flottum
Publisher: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honoured and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to urban and rural beekeepers of all skill levels. More than a guide to beekeeping, this handbook features expert advice for: setting up and caring for your own colonies; the best location to place your new bee colonies for their safety and yours;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flottum, Kim.
Backyard beekeeper.
Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, 2018
(OCoLC)1015654834
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Flottum
ISBN: 9781631595776 1631595776
OCLC Number: 1022267695
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Starting right --
About bees --
About beekeeping --
About beeswax --
25 rules of modern beekeeping.
Responsibility: Kim Flottum.

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This complete honey bee resource is loaded with updated information on bee problems and treatments, measuring techniques, swarm control, harvesting, and using top bar hives.  Read more...

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Kim Flottum's expert advice is a comprehensive introduction to getting started with your own backyard hives. The book itself is also visually appealing: large photographs, illustrations, and callouts Read more...

 
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