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The beginner's guide to beekeeping : everything you need to know / Daniel Johnson and Samantha Johnson.


This expanded version of the Future Farmers of America (FFA)-licensed Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping is the complete DIY guide for budding beekeepers. Raising bees is becoming increasingly popular in backyards and on farms large and small-and it's easy to see why. These resourceful insects produce organic honey and beeswax, all while constantly providing natural aid to the health of your yard and garden. And even better, bees are easy to keep, especially with the expert instruction of the FFA-licensed The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping, now expanded with 16 more pages of information and redesigned to appeal even more to middle- and high-school-age enthusiasts. Beginning with the basics, seasoned beekeepers Daniel and Samantha Johnson answer all of a prospective beekeeper's questions on how to set up, care for, and harvest their very own bee colonies. With the help of this comprehensive DIY guide, raising bees can be an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime for gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping is a trusted source of information to new beekeepers of all ages, sure to inspire further investigation of beekeeping.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780760364093
  • ISBN: 0760364095
  • Physical Description: 160 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Getting to know your bees -- Starting out as a beekeeper -- Installing bees and routine care -- Pests, diseases, and problems -- Sweet rewards: honey! -- Marketing your hive products -- Having fun with your bees -- Recipes.
Subject: Bee culture > Amateurs' manuals.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Scenic Regional.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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