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Keeping Bees with Ashley English (Book)

All you need to know to tend hives, harvest honey and more! Ashley English has degrees in both holistic nutrition and sociology. She is a writer and member of Slow Food USA.


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After wanting to improve pollination in her vegetable garden Ashley began beekeeping and is now captivated by the “winged beauties.” With a friendly, I’m right by your side approach, she shares her own apiary journey and describes all of the steps necessary to safely keep your own hive (or two, or three or more).

Ashley examines what you need to know in advance of purchasing your first package of bees; hive hierarchy; hive housing, location and feeding requirements; obtaining and installing honeybees; and how to extract honey.

Whether you want to champion homegrown food ways or are simply interested in making beekeeping a vital part of your homemade lifestyle this could be the book for you.