The Good Living Guide To Beekeeping

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A comprehensive and inspiring guide to one of the fastest-growing movements in sustainable living: beekeeping.

Beekeeping has become the passion of farmers in rural Vermont, urbanites with rooftops in LA, and thousands of people in between. For beginners and experts alike, this book has all the basic information you need to get started, as well as stories and tips that will inspire and instruct the most seasoned beekeeper.

Using this guide, you will learn how to:

  • Choose a spot for your hive.
  • Build a hive with simple tools and materials.
  • Buy bees or attract them to your hive.
  • Harvest the fruit of the bees' labor.
  • Utilize honey, wax, and propolis for medicinal purposes.
  • And much more!

Cummings offers readers something truly unique - a book that comes alongside you like a wise friend, offering sage advice as well as humorous anecdotes and fascinating interviews with beekeepers from across the country. Equally good for reading while curled up inside during the long winter as for carrying with you to the hives midsummer, this will be a welcome addition to any bee enthusiast's library.