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Keeping Bees with Ashley English All You Need to Know to Tend Hives, Harvest Honey and More

Handbook / Manual
By: Ashley English
136 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes charts
Publisher: Lark Books
Keeping Bees with Ashley English
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Whether you've got a spacious rural homestead or a simple, urban back garden, this book, part of the successful "Homemade Living series", offers guidance to help anyone raise a hive of bees of their own. As a hobby, beekeeping is relatively inexpensive. Ashley English guides readers through key issues to consider before taking on beekeeping, including space considerations, time commitment, local ordinances and more. Get the lowdown on hive anatomy and find out what kind of hive/s to acquire to suit your needs.

Everything you need to know about acquiring, housing, maintaining and caring for your bees year-round is included with all the basics and invaluable time-tested advice. This title helps you to learn the science of honey and how to harvest and package it. Each chapter features a profile of real people keeping bees in different settings. Get 10 tested honey-centric recipes that run from breakfast through to dinner, with beautiful photographs. Useful reference charts on monthly/annual care help make this the best book on the subject.

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Ashley English is a lifelong cook, baker and gardener with a wide breadth of knowledge on issues of sustainability and foodways. Ashley is a member of Slow Food USA and has worked over the years with a number of non-profit organizations committed to social and agricultural issues.
Handbook / Manual
By: Ashley English
136 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes charts
Publisher: Lark Books
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