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Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees: From Hive Management to Honey Harvesting and More (Backyard Farming)

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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!

Make beekeeping a part of your backyard farming experience: enjoy honey, beeswax and a more fruitful garden, as your bees will work as hard as you do to make your backyard farm a success!

Backyard Farming: Keeping Honey Bees is your guide to successfully caring for your hive. As a comprehensive primer for first-time beekeepers, Keeping Honey Bees includes detailed illustrations and informative photographs that help to ease new homesteaders into the world of backyard beekeeping.

Keeping Honey Bees takes you from start to finish: from planning out your bees’ space in the yard and constructing/installing your hives, to feeding and nurturing your new colony, to enjoying your very own golden honey and more.

With Keeping Honey Bees, you will:

• Learn the proper use of the equipment necessary to make your beekeeping a success

• Construct the perfect apiary to minimize your workload and ensure a productive colony

• Gather honey and beeswax for profit, or to include in your own self-sufficiency plan

• Use the freshest, fullest honey possible in a variety of delicious recipes

…and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you avoid the most common pitfalls you might encounter.

 

Keeping Honey Bees is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard.

Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference.

About the Author

Kim Pezza grew up among orchards and dairy and beef farms having lived most of her life in the Finger Lakes region. She has raised pigs, poultry and game birds, rabbits and goats, and is experienced in growing herbs and vegetables. In her spare time, Kim also teaches workshops in a variety of areas, from art and simple computers for seniors, to making herb butter, oils, and vinegars. She continues to learn new techniques and skills and is currently looking to turn her grandparents' 1800s farm into a small, working homestead.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578264520
Author:
Pezza, Kim
Publisher:
Hatherleigh Press
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Backyard Farming
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.48 x 0.42 in 0.36 lb

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