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A Beekeeper's Year
A Beekeeper's Year

A Beekeeper's Year

A Practical Guide to Caring for Bees and Beehives


176 Pages, 6.55 x 9.27

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $26.99)

Publication Date: March 2017

ISBN 9781869664565

Rights: US & CA

New Holland Publishers (Mar 2017)

Price: $19.99


A Beekeeper’s Year follows the progress of three novice beekeepers with three different types of hive, as they navigate their way through their first year of beekeeping. Follow their journey as they set up and manage their Top Bar, Warré and Flow hives – from obtaining bees to inspecting their hives, extracting honey and closing down the hive for the winter.A Beekeeper’s Year is an ideal introduction to backyard beekeeping, with everything you need to know about what equipment is required, managing your hives, keeping your bees healthy and pest and disease control. It is packed with stunning yet practical photographs to help you understand these fascinating creatures that are essential to the production of our food.

Author Biography

Janet Luke is a landscape architect who is passionate about urban sustainable living.She writes regularly about embracing a more ecofriendly lifestyle, operates the Green Urban Living website and helps run a charitable trust called Save Our Bees. Janet has published two sustainable lifestyle guides - Green Urban Living and Embrace Your Space.