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Guide to Bees & Honey by Ted Hooper -HALF PRICE
By Ted Hooper
This soft cover book is a reference manual for keeping bees. In consequence it can be quite lengthy and dry at times, but it is very comprehensive and hence is owned by a good many beekeepers.
From the Back Cover: “Intended for both the beginner and the experienced beekeeper, this manual anticipates the questions likely to be asked by both. There is advice for those planning to maintain a few hives for personal use, and those expanding into a commercial venture. This edition includes a section on the “Varroa” mite; the disease it spreads has proved fatal to many beekeeper’s hives, and provided here are ways to treat and combat it. “
Bees at the Bottom of the Garden
By Alan Campion
This book is good for beginners in that it is concisely written and well illustrated. It doesn’t go into the same depth as “Guide to Bees and Honey”, but is much easier to pick up and read if you have no experience of keeping bees yet.
From the Back Cover: “Beekeeping is a hobby any interested amateur could explore – that is the message of this work which aims to take the mystique out of keeping bees. Alan Campion uses his own experiences to describe in plain terms how to go about setting up a hive, and what to expect from your bees.”
Paperback: 112 pages
Product Dimensions: 24.2 x 18.6 x 0.8 cm