Beekeeping for Dummies

  • Share this:
Share with a friend
Sign into your email account to send this page to a friend:
Outlook or Apple Mail
or other default program
See all books on Walmart.com. Browse fiction, check out our biographies, or find a great novel or children's book. Walmart.com also carries textbooks for less.
Advertisement
  • Browse Related Products
  •  
Advertisement

Beekeeping for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

358 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Mar 2009

ISBN-13: 9780470430651

ISBN-10: 0470430656

Buy from Walmart

Shipping & Pickup
Online
$11.29

In stock for:

  • Store information not available.

Buy from Marketplace

Shipping & Additional Information

Book Information

The following content was provided by the publisher.
"Beekeeping For Dummies," 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey production--including harvesting, bottling, packaging and marketing your honey; explores theories into the recent unexplained collapse of colonies and its environmental and economic on society; and provides new information on mites and diseases and recommend changes in bee medication and treatments.

Specifications

Author:
Foreword by:
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Mar 2009
ISBN-13: 9780470430651
ISBN-10: 0470430656
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 358
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.3 x 0.9 x 9.0

Chapter outline

Foreward
Introduction
Falling in Love with a Bug.
To Bee or Not to Bee?
Life Inside the Honey Bee Hive
Starting Your Adventure.
Alleviating Apprehensions and Making Decisions
Basic Equipment for Beekeepers
Obtaining and Installing Your Bees
Time for a Peek.
Opening Your Hive
What to Expect when Youre Inspecting
Different Seasons, Different Activities
Common Problems and Simple Solutions.
Anticipating and Preventing Potential Problems
Colony Collapse Disorder
Diseases and Remedies
Honey Bee Pests
Raising Your Own Queens
Sweet Rewards.
Getting Ready for the Golden Harvest
Honey Harvest Day
The Part of Tens.
(Almost) Ten Fun Things to Do with Bees
Ten Frequently Asked Questions About Bee Behavior
My Ten Favorite Honey Recipes
Helpful Resources
Beekeepers Checklist
Glossary
Index

Book description

Beekeeping For Dummies, 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey production--including harvesting, bottling, packaging and marketing your honey; explores theories into the recent unexplained collapse of colonies and its environmental and economic on society; and provides new information on mites and diseases and recommend changes in bee medication and treatments.

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5★ by 7reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great book for beginning beekeeping. This is a great book for people just starting to keep bees. I knew absolutely nothing about bees when I got my first hive. I still have a lot to learn, but this book has helped me a lot. 05/07/2012
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Great coverage of beekeeping topics. Easy reading and very interesting. A must have for a beginning beekeeper! 09/30/2011
Rated 5 out of 5★ by A must read for bee beginners! Fantastic beekeeping book for beginners! Very informative and easy to follow...just like all the other Dummies books! 10/03/2011
Rated 4 out of 5★ by THE BOOKS WERE PURCHASED FOR RESALE, I DO NOT THINK I EVER GOT THE ACCOUNT CHANGED TO NOT HAVE TO PAY SALES TAX. I ALSO WAS ONLY ABLE TO PURCHASE 3 COPIES OF THE BOOK. I AM COMPLETELY LOST ABOUT HOW TO GET MY ACCOUNT SET UP RIGHT. 08/30/2013
See All Reviews
 

Gifting Plans

Financing Offers

Enjoy Great Financing!

Make the most of your shopping experience with the Walmart Discover® or Walmart Credit Card.

Save $25 when you open a Walmart® Credit Card and spend $75 today.*

*Offer subject to credit approval

Learn More or Apply Now

No Payments + No Interest if Paid in Full in 6 Months!
Enjoy no payments for 6 months. You'll have 6 months with no payments, and no interest if paid in full within 6 months on orders over $250. Otherwise, interest will be charged from the original date of purchase. Bill Me Later is the quick, easy, secure way to buy online without using your credit card. Simply select Bill Me Later at checkout. Subject to credit approval.

See Terms