The Bee Book provides step-by-step instructions to create a bee-friendly garden, begin beekeeping and harness the power of honey to improve your well-being.
Fully illustrated with full-color photographs throughout, this beautiful guide covers everything you need to know to start your own backyard hive, from setup to harvest. Practical beekeeping techniques are explained with clear step-by-step sequences, photos and diagrams so you'll be prepared to establish your own colony, deal with diseases, collect a swarm and much more.
A comprehensive gardening chapter features planting plans to fill container and border gardens, bee "hotel" and habitat projects and an at-a-glance flower gallery of bees' favorite plants. The Bee Book also shows you how to harvest honey, beeswax and propolis from the hive and use these ingredients in 38 recipes for home remedies, beauty treatments and candle-making.
Discover the wonder of bees in nature, in your garden and in the hive with The Bee Book, lavishly bound in a beautiful gold-foil and texture cover and perfect for gift giving.