Specially written for amateurs, beginners, cottagers and others who are desirous of keeping two or three hives of bees so as to yield the best results.
This complete guide to bee-keeping provides information on hive constructions and management, the natural history of bees, harvesting, swarming, and all other related aspects. Highly accessible and full useful tips, "The Book of Bee-Keeping" will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in keeping bees, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature.
Contents Include: "Advantages of Bee-Keeping", "The Honey Bee", "Products of Bees", "Combs", "Modern Bee-Keeping Appliances", "Food", "Swarming", "Manipulating Honey", "Diseases of Bees", "Enemies of Bees", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on keeping bees.