This is a great beginner’s guide to beekeeping written in a fresh, readable style. Full-color photos take you from bee behavior to the bee hive and then through the products of the hive with recipes and beeswax candle tips. Now includes urban beekeeping and top bar hive information as well as the 25 rules of Modern Beekeeping. Soft cover, 207 pages.
All Bottled Up After the bottling (and some cleanup) came the time to put labels on our honey. What I did not know before bottling is that in order to sell your honey, it needs to be properly labeled according to federal, state and local specifications.
The Common Varieties of Honey Bees If you’re a new beekeeper or just learning about the world of bees, like me, it might be surprising to discover just how many kinds of honey bees there are.