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The Bee Book: Discover the Wonder of Bees and How to Protect Them for Generations to Come

Handbook / ManualPopular Science

By: Fergus Chadwick (Author), Steve Alton (Author), Emma Sarah Tennant (Author), Bill Fitzmaurice (Author), Judy Earl (Author)

221 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Mar 2016 | #228316 | ISBN-13: 9781465443830
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £26.99 $33/€30 approx

About this book

The Bee Book shows you step-by-step how to create a bee-friendly garden, get started in beekeeping, and harness the power of honey for well-being.

Fully illustrated with full-color photographs throughout, this beautiful guide covers everything you need to know to start your own backyard hive, from setup to harvest. Practical beekeeping techniques are explained with clear step-by-step sequences, photos, and diagrams so you'll be prepared to establish your own colony, deal with diseases, collect a swarm, and much more.

A comprehensive gardening chapter features planting plans to fill container and border gardens, bee "hotel" and habitat projects, and an at-a-glance flower gallery of bees' favorite plants. The Bee Book also shows you how to harvest honey, beeswax, and propolis from the hive and use these ingredients in 38 recipes for home remedies, beauty treatments, and candle-making.

Discover the wonder of bees in nature, in your garden, and in the hive with The Bee Book, lavishly bound in a beautiful gold-foil and texture cover and perfect for gift giving.

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