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Hive Management: A Seasonal Guide for Beekeepers

3.66  ·  Rating details ·  58 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Enjoy a thriving hive and plenty of delicious honey. This practical guide to beekeeping stresses practices that are based on an understanding of the intimate lives, behaviors, and motivations of honey bees. You’ll learn proven methods for inspecting your hives, troubleshooting problems, introducing a new queen, collecting honey, and dealing with swarms. Whether you’re star ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 2nd 1991 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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Jennifer
Jul 09, 2009 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2009, bees
Overall, this book didn't work for me. Mr. Bonney seems to have very black and white views on beekeeping that differ drastically from my own. His geography of the United States acknowledges New England, north of New England, and south of New England. It appears to have escaped his attention that the continental U.S. goes west for about 3000 miles.

This book is written in a style that appears to be appropriate for the hobbyist, yet his insistence that the hive be inspected every five days does no
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Sally
Feb 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The book is straightforward and covers bee roles, seasonal management, and an overview of pests and diseases. It is a quick read and will be a good resource book.
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Oct 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Actually higher level material than I was expecting. Not that I'm complaining. A keeper.
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Some info here that wasn't in A Practical Guide to Beekeeping.
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