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good bee book

by Diane - June 13th, 2012.
Filed under: Amazon.

Comes highly recommended for anyone interested in finding out more about keeping bees.

Guide to Bees & Honey: The World’s Best Selling Guide to Beekeeping

This is the ideal guide for anyone wanting to start beekeeping and a revered reference book for experienced beekeepers. It includes information on all you need to know, including how to avoid swarms, plan requeening, or provide the colony with winter stores. It features key information on Varroa. It is copiously illustrated throughout. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of ‘Guide to Bees and Honey’ also presents expert advice for readers who plan to maintain a few hives for personal recreational use, as well as those who want to expand an existing colony into a commercial venture.

For the latest information on Varroa visit the gov website

Another bee book is by local author Paul Peacock! Keeping Bees: A Complete Practical Guide
More popular than ever, beekeeping is a fascinating craft that is fun to learn and the perfect antidote to the stress of modern life. This practical guide covers everything a new beekeeper needs to know, from buying equipment to harvesting your very own honey. With clear, step-by-step instructions on handling and checking your bees, helpful tips and advice on keeping them healthy and productive and also featuring a collection of tempting honey-based recipes for you to try, “Keeping Bees” contains everything a modern beekeeper should know.