Building Beehives for Dummies, by Blackiston, Howland
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- ISBN: 9781118312940 | 1118312945
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/4/2013
The easy way to succeed at this popular backyard hobby Building Beehives For Dummies is the follow-up book to bestselling Beekeeping For Dummies . It provides you with detailed materials lists, instructions, and schematic plans to build a host of different beehives. It also contains introductory chapters designed to teach you the basic construction skills necessary to complete a beehive on your own. Whether youre interested in creating one or several hives, Building Beehives For Dummies includes the information needed to plan, build, and succeed at building beehives. Youll discover what type of hive to build, what bees need to be healthy and happy, basic housing needs and conditions bees need to thrive, and much more. Covers "bee space," the critical technical measurement within a beehive thats crucial for bees to build proper honeycombs Includes tips on picking an ideal location for your beehive Offers guidance on keeping neighbors happy, getting proper permissions, and understanding regional laws and regulations If you have a city plot or several sprawling acres, this hands-on guide includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed in this popular backyard hobby.