Whether you're a beginning beekeeper or one with a season or two of experience, Richard Bonney tells you how to keep bees successfully. With this practical guide, you'll learn every step of the process, from acquiring bees to installing a colony, managing a hive, preventing and treating diseases, and taking a crop of honey.
From the Back Cover
Whether you're a beginning beekeeper or one with a season or two of experience, Richard Bonney tells you how to keep bees, not just have them. This new book by the acclaimed author of Hive Management offers vital, up-to-date information about how to:
-- Acquire bees
-- Install a colony
-- Manage a hive
-- Take a crop of honey
-- Prevent and treat Varroa and tracheal mites
-- Learn about Africanized bees
About the Author
Veteran beekeeper Richard E. Bonney, author of Hive Management, Beekeeping, and co-author of Keeping Honey Bees, was the longtime owner of Charlemont Apiaries in Charlemont, Massachusetts.
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (January 10, 1993)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 8 ounces