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The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition|Kim Flottum
The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition : An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
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Overview

The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime for 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
  • 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


What's New?

  • Information for urban bees and beekeepers
  • Using your smoker the right way
  • Better pest management
  • Providing consistent and abundant good food
  • Keeping your hives healthy


With this complete resource and the expert advice of Bee Culture editor Kim Flottum, your bees will be healthy, happy, and more productive.

  • ISBN-13: 9781631593321
  • ISBN-10: 1631593323
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publish Date: January 2018
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 8 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
  • Page Count: 240