Bees are an integral part of our environment, and by keeping your own you can contribute to their survival as well as ensuring a constant supply of tasty, nutritious honey.
Packed with practical and professional advice, this book is an invaluable companion for anyone wanting to try their hand at keeping bees. It tells you all you need to know about this richly rewarding hobby, from choosing a breed and positioning your hive, to extracting honey and keeping disease at bay.
Vivian Head is a keen advocate of self-sufficiency, an ardent cook, gardener and author who lives in a country cottage in East Sussex. When she is not busy writing, she tends her allotment and kitchen herb garden, which is also home to her chickens and four beehives.