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- 1st September 2015
- 128 pages - 212 x 150 x 10mm
Beekeeping is about management, control and learning to understand the honeybee. It can also become a very enjoyable and sociable pastime - visiting others' hives and picking up vital hints and tips is all part of the fun - and farming and eating honey that your own bees have produced is a pure delight.Information is given on the basic tools and equipment needed for setting up a hive to detailed advice on when to harvest honey and honey-inspired recipes, from delicious cakes to beauty products. This is an invaluable guide for anyone thinking of keeping bees.
Joanna Ryde is a dedicated beekeeper with several years' experience. She has hives in her garden in Hampshire and sells her honey and home-made honey products locally.