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Beekeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders

Handbook / Manual

Series: National Trust Country Living Series

By: Andrew Davies

96 pages, Photos

National Trust

Hardback | May 2007 | #171073 | ISBN-13: 9781843404187
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NHBS Price: £7.99 $10/€10 approx

About this book

It's no shock that the beekeeping trend is steadily on the rise. These fascinating and beautiful insects can be kept anywhere, whether your garden is a large country plot or an urban rooftop terrace. What's more, there's no sting in this tale: bees are a source of delight for honey lovers, hay-fever sufferers and gardeners alike. This charming and practical guide is intended for both the beginner and experienced beekeeper. It covers everything from setting up hives and maximising bees in the garden, to optimum honey production and a fascinating troubleshooting section. Illustrated throughout, you will find all you need to catch the bee buzz.

Will enable even the novice to produce excellent honey! - SA Gardening


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Biography

Ned Challis has kept both English black and Italian bees since 1990, operating with the traditional WBC and National hives from a garden. He is an approved swarm collector and a rich source of polyfloral honey for his friends and family.

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