Building beehives for dummies / by Howland Blackiston.

By: Blackiston, HowlandMaterial type: TextTextSeries: --For dummies: Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013Description: xvi, 268 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781118312940 (pbk.); 1118312945 (pbk.)Subject(s): Beehives -- Design and construction | Bee cultureDDC classification: 638.14 Summary: APICULTURE (BEEKEEPING). Whether readers are interested in creating one or several hives, "Building Beehives For Dummies" includes the information needed to plan, build, and succeed at building beehives. This informative title provides information on: What type of hive to build The bees' needs (what bees must have to be healthy and happy; basic housing needs; and conditions bees cannot tolerate) Understanding "Bee Space" (There's a critical technical measurement within a bee hive that's important to understand. If spacing is not right, the bees will not build proper honeycombs) The ideal location (urban versus suburban hives; regional differences and considerations; providing an adequate water source) Neighborly relations (keeping neighbors happy, getting permission to build and maintain a hive, getting neighbors involved) Local laws and ordinances (understanding regional laws and regulations, registering your bees) Basic safety rules.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Adult Non Fiction Northam
638 .14 BLA (Browse shelf) Available al42000215511b
Adult Non Fiction Wundowie
638.14 BLA (Browse shelf) Available 31111050967098

Includes index.

APICULTURE (BEEKEEPING). Whether readers are interested in creating one or several hives, "Building Beehives For Dummies" includes the information needed to plan, build, and succeed at building beehives. This informative title provides information on: What type of hive to build The bees' needs (what bees must have to be healthy and happy; basic housing needs; and conditions bees cannot tolerate) Understanding "Bee Space" (There's a critical technical measurement within a bee hive that's important to understand. If spacing is not right, the bees will not build proper honeycombs) The ideal location (urban versus suburban hives; regional differences and considerations; providing an adequate water source) Neighborly relations (keeping neighbors happy, getting permission to build and maintain a hive, getting neighbors involved) Local laws and ordinances (understanding regional laws and regulations, registering your bees) Basic safety rules.

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.