2014 GRIT's Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey 

Bees in action | Rebecca Drake 

2014 GRIT's Guide to Backyard Bees and HoneyYour homestead is a great place to live, and all of your projects are moving along. How about another to-do item? Add beehives to your place. In the latest edition of GRIT's Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey, you will find everything you need to make an informed decision and take the first steps toward welcoming nature's busy buzz squad to the neighborhood.

Gardeners will love what those industrious honeybees will do for their flowers and vegetables. Beekeepers will be happy to harvest the honey resulting from the hive's efforts. And your families will rave about the great produce and the yummy honey on the table.

With articles ranging from How to Attract Bees and Other Pollinators, to Building a Top-Bar Hive, to Cooking and Baking With Honey and DIY Beeswax Crafts for the Home, you are sure to find an article you just can't wait to read … and read again.

Learn the history of the Langstroth beehive and how to install a bee package; delve into the pros and cons of a top-bar hive and the facts behind the disconcerting colony collapse disorder; discover the wonders of native bees and a few of the crafts you can create with beeswax.



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