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Keeping Bees

A Complete Practical Guide

By Paul Peacock

  • Paperback
  • £12.99

- Expertly written and packed with practical tips and step-by-step advice. - Beekeeping is experiencing a surge in popularity. The British Beekeepers Association has seen an 11% increase in its membership in the last two years (from 9,900 to 11,000).

More popular than ever, beekeeping is a fascinating craft that is fun to learn and the perfect antidote to the stress of modern life. This practical guide covers everything a new beekeeper needs to know, from buying equipment to harvesting your very own honey. With clear, step-by-step instructions on handling and checking your bees, helpful tips and advice on keeping them healthy and productive and also featuring a collection of tempting honey-based recipes for you to try, Keeping Bees contains everything a modern beekeeper should know.

Biographical Notes

Paul Peacock is a keen beekeeper and gardener and has published articles for numerous magazines and newspapers, including Country Life and The Guardian. He is editor of Grow It! magazine.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781856753029
  • Publication date: 15 Aug 2008
  • Page count: 144
  • Imprint: Gaia
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