Honey. Drizzled over a slice of fresh bread or eaten directly from the spoon is one of life s great pleasures. And with beehives on urban rooftops, in next door s back garden even schemes for adopting bees or renting hives becoming a honey producer seems possible. So how easy is it and what s involved? By sharing the journey of young beekeeper Orren Fox, you ll discover that keeping your own honeybees is easier than you think. Find out: -How and where to set up your hive -The tools and equipment you need to get started -The job of inspecting the hive -How and when to harvest your honey. With delicious honey-based recipes shared by talented and resourceful chefs and cooks, including Honey and Co., you ll learn all about bees and their inspiring world of work and honey production. And may even be tempted to buy your first bee suit.
Publisher: The Do Book Co
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 179 x 121 x 13 mm
Engaging, illustrated guide to beekeeping and harvesting honey, written by a prodigious 18-year-old beekeeper. The Bookseller. Insightful AND inspiring. A combination that gets you educated AND motivated. Bravo! - Thomas Donahue. Truly fascinating. A timely and practical guide for the noble pursuit of keeping bees. Very approachable, never dry. Makes you want to read, learn and do more. I can t believe the author is only 18 years old. Do Beekeeping is a fun read and excellent resource, whether you re planning on keeping bees yourself, or you re just curious. - Pete Whitten. With lovely soft-focus photos...and packed with information, it reads like a good friend encouraging you to give [beekeeping] a try. And this time, I just might. - Edible Boston