Hive Management: A Seasonal Guide for Beekeepers

Hive Management: A Seasonal Guide for Beekeepers

by Richard E. Bonney, Bonney Richard
     
 

Enjoy a thriving hive and plenty of delicious honey. This practical guide to beekeeping stresses practices that are based on an understanding of the intimate lives, behaviors, and motivations of honey bees. You’ll learn proven methods for inspecting your hives, troubleshooting problems, introducing a new queen, collecting honey, and dealing with swarms.

Overview

Enjoy a thriving hive and plenty of delicious honey. This practical guide to beekeeping stresses practices that are based on an understanding of the intimate lives, behaviors, and motivations of honey bees. You’ll learn proven methods for inspecting your hives, troubleshooting problems, introducing a new queen, collecting honey, and dealing with swarms. Whether you’re starting your first hive or are tending to dozens of them, Richard Bonney’s clear advice and expert insights will help make your beekeeping operation a success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882666372
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1991
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,062,380
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Veteran beekeeper Richard E. Bonney, author of Hive Management, Beekeeping, and co-author of Storeys Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, was the longtime owner of Charlemont Apiaries in Charlemont, Massachusetts. 

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