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Beekeeping : a seasonal guide / Ron Brown.

By: Brown, Ron, 1914-2011 [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Batsford, 2018Copyright date: �2018Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849945653; 1849945659.Subject(s): Bee culture | Bee cultureDDC classification: 638.1 Summary: A practical guide for anyone wishing to keep bees, accompanying the would-be beekeeper through every season of the bee-keeping year. From spring awakening and summer swarms to the autumn honey harvest and providing winter protection, this essential resource guides you each step of the way. There is extensive advice for beekeeping beginners, from siting and smoking your hives to rearing a queen and controlling your swarm. There is also in-depth information for improvers and more experienced apiarists who wish to experiment with different hive-management and queen-rearing techniques. Troubleshooting tips on protecting your hives and keeping your bees healthy are also covered.
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First published in the United Kingdom in 1985.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A practical guide for anyone wishing to keep bees, accompanying the would-be beekeeper through every season of the bee-keeping year. From spring awakening and summer swarms to the autumn honey harvest and providing winter protection, this essential resource guides you each step of the way. There is extensive advice for beekeeping beginners, from siting and smoking your hives to rearing a queen and controlling your swarm. There is also in-depth information for improvers and more experienced apiarists who wish to experiment with different hive-management and queen-rearing techniques. Troubleshooting tips on protecting your hives and keeping your bees healthy are also covered.

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