A Primer on Starting & Keeping a Hive
By (author) Dominique DeVito
Beekeeping by Dominique DeVito
Book DescriptionFor centuries humans have relied on bees' miraculous, life-sustaining work to pollinate crops, produce honey and wax and sustain our natural food chain. Although beekeeping may seem like a daunting, even dangerous task, it doesn't have to be. Regardless of whether you want to start a business or are simply looking for a new hobby, Dominique DeVito sets forth everything you need to know about bees and beekeeping in this complete, authoritative how-to guide that includes delicious and healthy honey recipes to make with the bounty from your own garden hive.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781402797835
Classification: Apiculture (beekeeping)
Format: Paperback (229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 24-May-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Dominique DeVito
Dominique DeVito has worked in book publishing for over 10 years at such houses as Howell, Macmillan, IDG Books, and TFH Publications. Raised on a farm, Dominique has a keen interest in all things country and is currently co-owner, with her husband, of the Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY.
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