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    DescriptionSuitable both for those just considering the prospect, and those who are already fascinated beekeepers, this guide to setting up, maintaining and maximising bees in the back garden is an indispensable and readable bible of information and practical advice. It covers everything from bee behaviour to what to do with the honey, and balances all the background context on bee biology with the day to day and seasonal practicalities of running hives in any location, in the country or the city, and for colonies of all sizes. Supporting resources include a 'bee calendar', troubleshooting section, illustrations, photos, glossary and details of courses and organizations, in an essential guide for anyone who is fascinated by the ancient ways of the apiarist.

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    Teach Yourself Beekeeping
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adrian Waring
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 182 g
    ISBN 13: 9780340925638
    ISBN 10: 0340925639

    BIC E4L: COU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    BIC subject category V2: WNGX
    DC22: 638.1
    BISAC V2.8: PET000000, TEC003020
    BIC subject category V2: TVHH
    Thema V1.0: TVHH, WNGX
    Illustrations note
    Hodder & Stoughton General Division
    Imprint name
    Teach Yourself Books
    Publication date
    28 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Adrian Waring, NDB, has been a beekeeper since September 1961 and keeps around 40 colonies. He was until recently General Secretary of the British Beekeeping Association, and is County Bee Instructor for Northamptonshire. He lectures widely on the subject of bees to audiences of all ages.
    Review quote
    "Will be on our shelves for years to come." -- Bee Craft 20060801 'Every beekeeper should have a copy.' -- Bees 20061001 "Practical, clear and understandable...An extremely useful new text that will surely guide many to fruitful beekeeping." -- Bees for development 20061013 "Will teach you everything you need to know." -- The Scots Magazine 20061028 "a hive of useful information" -- Cotswold Life 20060801