The Backyard Beekeeper

The Backyard Beekeeper

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in your Yard and Garden

Book - 2014 | 3rd edition
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Features information about bees, beeswax, and the modern rules of beekeeping with do-it-yourself tips for safe and fun beekeeping.
Publisher: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, 2014
Edition: 3rd edition
ISBN: 9781592539192
159253919X
Characteristics: 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm

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ClaudeFP
Apr 10, 2018

Agree with other comments. It is a very good book for beginner to intermediate.
Gives a good overview of all the topics related to beekeeping. The content is very good, introducing most of what you need to know to get started at understanding honey bees.
The book certainly is not limited to the "backyard" as the title implies. Everything in the book applies to the general health care and support of honey bee colonies whether beekeeper has one hive or thousands.
It is a good book to start with to get a sense for how in depth and complex that competent beekeeping really is.

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bigbearomaha
Sep 02, 2012

This is a very good book for any beekeeper, especially new-bees.

Mr Flottum has a good way of keeping things simple and to the point.

lots of photographs and images to give you an idea of what he is referring to.

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rskokan
Jun 19, 2011

The print for this book is extremely hard to read, and I have young eyes and no issues with the printed word. I feel that there probably is much useful information, if only I could decipher it. Have they published a 'large-print' format yet?

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ClaudeFP
Apr 10, 2018

ClaudeFP thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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