[PDF/ePUB] Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives – Georges de Layens

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Book summary of Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives by Georges de Layens

Learn natural beekeeping from Europe's foremost beekeeping authority. Georges de Layens, inventor of the world's most popular horizontal hive, shares a lifetime of experience on how to: get started in simplified beekeeping; choose the best hive model for you & your bees; manage your hives with just two visits per year; take advantage of horizontal hives & deep frames; avoid unnecessary complications & procedures; increase an apiary with natural or artificial swarms; transfer bees from one hive model to another; enhance bees' health drug-free; do without requeening, feeding & other chores; understand honey plants and honeyflows; make award-winning mead (foolproof formula); use foundationless frames, make wax foundation; handle traditional hives (skeps, log hives, etc.); keep bees sustainably using local strains; and MUCH more. Layens' simple beekeeping boasts over 100 years of successful use, with 1 million hives in use today. Bee-friendly, productive, and fun, keeping bees can be easier than you ever imagined! "This is a delightful book full of wonderfully audacious ideas for U.S. beekeepers. I certainly look forward to building and trying out a horizontal movable-frame hive, inspired and guided by reading this fascinating book." - Dr. Tom Seeley, author of Honeybee Democracy

Details of e-book Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives

  • Author(s):
  • Title: Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 base on 288 reviews
  • Publisher: Deep Snow Press (January 1, 2017)
  • ISBN-10: 0984287361
  • ISBN-13: 9780984287369
  • Language: English
  • Print length: 374 pages
  • Categories: Science & Math