Practical Bee Keeping and Honey Production


SKU: 9781443736619
Author: Macfie, D T
Publication Date: 11/17/2008
Publisher: Hesperides Press
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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This vintage book contains a complete guide to bee-keeping, with information on hive construction and management, the natural history of bees, harvesting, swarming, and all other related aspects. Highly accessible and full of useful tips, “Practical Bee Keeping and Honey Production” will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in keeping bees, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Bee Keeping”, “A Foreword”, “Bee Keeping As A Practical Proposition”, “How Bees Work”, “The Modern Beehive”, “Frames and Comb Foundation”, “Other Essential Appliances”, “The Various Races of Honey Bees”, “Making a Start”, “Handling Bees”, “The Honey Harvest”, “Swarming”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on keeping bees.