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Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities

Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities

Author: Luke Dixon
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Luke Dixon argues the case for urban beekeeping and then tells the reader everything they need to know about how to do it. From siting hives and reassuring the neighbours, to combating interference from wind, artificial light and predators, this is a one-stop reference to take the urban beekeeper from set-up to first honey harvest. Advice on equipment, planting, swarm prevention and management, and selling honey are all included. In 2010, bee colonies in Britain grew by 50% and 31% of the growth is in urban areas An in-depth guide to everything you need to know about keeping bees in town

Author description

Luke Dixon is a professional beekeeper based in London. Other clients include the London School of Economics, Coram's Fields, Jordans Cereals and the National Magazine Company. He also works with schools and community groups to promote beekeeping. He keeps his own hives in the gardens of London's Natural History Museum.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781604692877
  • : Timber Press
  • : Timber Press
  • : August 2012
  • : 230mm X 190mm X 18mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 638.1091732
  • : 184
  • : 132 colour photos, 3 drawings
  • : Luke Dixon
  • : Paperback