Backyard Bees is the ultimate beginners guide to installing and maintaining a hive through the seasons. With everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard.
Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll be hooked.
Learn how easy it is to keep happy, healthy bees, and how and when to harvest the liquid gold. Including extensive advice on choosing a hive and the equipment you need; case studies and anecdotes from beekeepers from all walks of life; and 20 delicious recipes for all that honey, from Toasted Honey Granola to Bees Knees Cocktails.
Format: Hardcover, Full Colour, 208 Pages.
Dimensions: 18cm x 25cm
Author: Doug Purdie
Publisher: Murdoch Books