Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees
Honey Production, Pollination, Bee Health
Here is all the information you need to successfully keep your own honey bees. Learn how to plan a hive, acquire bees, install a colony, keep bees healthy, prevent new diseases, harvest honey crops, and more. You’ll also find useful information on colony life, colony-collapse disorder, honey bee anatomy and behavior, and apiary equipment and tools. This comprehensive reference will serve both experienced beekeepers with specific problems and beginners who are just getting started.