Bees in the City

Bees in the City

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Beekeeping - once seen as an old-fashioned country pursuit - is increasingly attracting young metropolitan professionals, and new hives are springing up all over our cities. Whether you're attracted to beekeeping because you want to produce your own honey, do your bit to combat the threats that honeybee colonies face today, or simply reconnect with nature, Bees in the City provides a comprehensive guide to the subject. Written by the authors of the bestselling A World Without Bees, it: - introduces you to the school teachers, inner-city youngsters, City professionals and budding entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of this exciting new movement - suggests creative ways you can help bees in your own back garden without keeping a hive - provides extensive, practical information for the novice urban beekeeper, including tips on getting started and a month-by-month job guide Packed with invaluable advice on how to understand and support these extraordinary creatures, Bees in the City will inspire you to join this new urban revolution.It may seem far-fetched but with reports of a nucleus of 10, 000 bees changing hands for Ap220 and a hive full of bees containing five ... Hives can be tagged like bikes with anti-theft paint, but a secure location is preferable. ... service or repair.

Title:Bees in the City
Author:Brian McCallum, Alison Benjamin
Publisher:Guardian Books - 2012-03-31


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