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Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

Author: Doug Purdie
$35.00 (AUD)  inc GST
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Just about anyone can keep bees. All you need is a bit of space in your backyard (or on your rooftop) and a little love for the creatures that pollinate the vegie patches of your neighbourhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you'll be hooked. Backyard Bees is the ultimate guide to installing and maintaining a hive through the seasons. Learn how easy it is to keep happy, healthy bees, and how and when to harvest the liquid gold. Including extensive advice on choosing a hive and the equipment you need; case studies and anecdotes from beekeepers from all walks of life; and 20 delicious recipes for all that honey, from Toasted Honey Granola to Bees Knees Cocktails.

Author description

Doug Purdie, along with his partner at The Urban Beehive, maintains more than 50 beehives on city rooftops, balconies, backyards and in community gardens around Sydney. He runs beginner beekeeping courses and is president of the Sydney branch of the Amateur Beekeepers' Association...

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General Fields

  • : 9781743361719
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : April 2014
  • : 240mm X 170mm X 18mm
  • : Australia
  • : July 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Doug Purdie
  • : 595.799
  • : Hardback
  • : 208