Homegrown Honey Bees - Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest, An Absolute Beginner's Guide
Have you ever thought to yourself, I'd like a new hobby, how do I start beekeeping? Where do you start learning to be a beekeeper? This book is one of the best books around for learning everything you need to know during your first year of beekeeping. Chapters include information on why bees are good for the environment, the order of the bee hive and the life cycle of the honey bee, different types of bees and where to set up your hive, what beekeeping equipment you will need, the first month, the first summer and the first harvest.
Homegrown Honey Bees also contains clear, full color photos that are both educational and interesting. Each chapter is detailed and well explained. The back pages contain a beekeeping glossary, an appendix of beekeeping parasites, diseases and ailments, and an extra beekeeping resources section. The first step to beginning beekeeping is to buy this book and read it! Soft cover, 159 pages.