Backyard Bees - Doug Purdie
Backyard Bees is the ultimate guide to installing and maintaining a hive of European honey bees. It includes extensive advice on choosing a hive and the equipment you need; case studies and anecdotes from beekeepers from all walks of life; as well as 20 delicious recipes for all that honey, from toasted honey granola to Bees Knees cocktails 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 veggie patches of your neighborhood. Once introduced to the charms of beekeeping and the taste of warm honeycomb direct from the hive, you’ll be hooked! Includes dual measures.