Concentrating on the 'why', 'how' and 'when' of beekeeping, this essential book explains bee and beekeeping basics in a manner meaningful to people who do not have background in biology. Though not over simplified, it provides a meaningful source of beekeeping information for the informed beekeeper.
The Third Edition has been carefully edited, updated and expanded to 480 pages. New chapters have been added, as have colorful new graphics and photographs. The Glossary has also been expanded.
Features many new full-color photos by the authors, selected beekeeper-photographers, as well as new color drawings by Jon Zawislak.