[]
[]
Click here if you would like to reset your password (PIN). If you do not know your password please visit a local branch to reset it or contact a librarian for help.

Keeping Bees in Towns & Cities

Dixon, Luke (Book - 2012 )
Keeping Bees in Towns & Cities


Item Details

Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities features everything an urbanite needs to know to start keeping bees: how to select the perfect hive, how to buy bees, how to care for a colony, how to harvest honey, and what to do in the winter. Urban beekeeping has particular challenges and needs, and this book highlights the challenges and presents practices that are safe, legal, and neighbor-friendly. The text is rounded out with profiles of urban beekeepers from all over the world, including public hives at the Maryland Center for Horticulture, beekeeping on an office balcony in Melbourne, Australia, and a poolside hive at a hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Authors: Dixon, Luke
Title: Keeping bees in towns & cities
Publisher: London ;, Portland, Or. :, Timber Press,, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 183 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Luke Dixon
Contents: Boxes of bees: selecting the perfect hive
Buying bees: the good, the bad, and the swarmy
Life inside the hive: looking after your colony of urban bees
Sex and the city bee: the life cycle of a healthy colony
The nectar garden: from plants to honey
Honey harvest
Winter
Reports from the field
ISBN: 9781604692877
1604692871
Branch Call Number: 638.1 D6215k 2012
More » MARC Display»

Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at MCL

  Loading...

Explore Further


Browse the Shelf

Subject Headings


  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.