Backyard Beekeeping

Backyard Beekeeping
Backyard Beekeeping
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Australian Backyard Beekeeping is a comprehensive reference for all wishing to keep healthy bees and produce delicious honey. Written by Courtenay N. Smithers. Paperback with colour and black and white photographs. 80 pages. 

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This revised second edition provides information about the bee's life cycle, the basic equipment required for beekeeping, where to position hives and obtain a bee colony, how to care for a colony and increase its size, the harvesting of honey and wax, how to move hives, swarm control, and the nectar and pollen flowers that attract bees to Australian and New Zealand gardens. 

The author has experience as an entomologist, formerly with the Australian Museum and as a keen amateur beekeeper. This book provides practical help to beginners and long-time professional beekeepers. 

Paperback with colour and black and white photographs. 80 pages. Written by Courtenay N. Smithers. 

Dimensions: 18cm x 24cm x 0.5cm. 

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