Beekeeping, especially urban beekeeping, is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly vital to our food supply as the general bee population declines.
Without bees to pollinate them our crop production will be greatly reduced if not wiped out.
It has been shown that having a beehive or two on an allotment site will result in increased yields from many crops that require pollination.
A Practical Manual of Beekeeping by David Cramp
One of my favourite books on this subject as very detailed and an easy to read writing style. I'd recommend to both new and experience keepers alike. This is a detailed book, full of practical advice and information. Not a page of the 300 pages is...
Beekeeping - A Practical Guide by Roger Patterson
The author, Roger Patterson, has been keeping bees since he was 15, back in 1963, a demonstrator and lecturer he is also British Beekeepers Association Trustee. He became a committee member of his local Beekeepers' Association (BKA) at the age of...
Complete and Easy Guide to Beekeeping by Kim Flottum
This book isn't just a guide to beekeeping or a honey cookbook - it's both. No other book on the market provides an in-depth review of beekeeping and explains what honey is good for you and how to use it. Beautifully illustrated, Complete and Easy...
Starting With Bees by Peter Gordon
Written for those who are new to beekeeping, this book aims to clarify the essential procedures that are associated with the subject. Step-by-step instructions take the newcomer through each stage, with photographs and illustrations to further clarify...
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