The Beekeeper's Handbook
From the foreword "Beginners will find The Beekeeper's Handbook a joy, and more seasoned beekeepers will find rereading of benefit as they continue to master the art and science of bee colony care." Dewey M. Caron Praise for the third edition "The Beekeeper's Handbook has guided thousands of beginning and advanced beekeepers in the how-tos of this entertaining and prof...more
I think I will purchase this book to add to my library for quick reference.
If I were to choose one book for all my beekeeping, this would be #1. If I were to recommend one book for the beginner, a book that will last a lifetime of beekeeping, this book would be #1.
Well written, clear, concise. None better as far as I'm concerned.
The only downside is that the book is printed in landscape orientation, which makes it less practical as a "hand" book. Definitely takes two hands to hold this sucker. :)