The ideal beekeeping book for beginners

Everything you need to know to start keeping bees, written for Australian beekeepers. This is our most comprehensive beekeeping handbook.

The answer to all your questions

There are a lot of skills that you need to get your head around when you're getting started in beekeeping. This book will lead you through everything you need to know to start your first beehive. The first few chapters explain the parts of the beehive. The book then moves on to the basics of managing a colony of bees. The book will lead you through the seasons, so you know exactly what to do to keep your bees healthy in spring, summer, autumn, and winter.

A detailed reference work which be useful to all Australian beekeepers

This book also contains detailed information on the life cycle of the honey bee, keeping a bee-friendly garden, entering honey into competitions, and rearing queens.

Robert Owen has produced a comprehensive beekeeping manual which contains material not available in other Australian, North American, or European books.

Awesome Book

By: on 2 August 2022
The absolute best book for the beginner beekeeper. The service from Hornsby beekeeping was amazing -ordered Saturday night, in my hands within 48 hours.

Beekeeping manual

By: on 26 October 2021
Excellent illustrated guide adapted to Australian conditions

Australian Beekeeping Manual

By: on 1 August 2019
This manual is an excellent reference for any beekeeper, easy to read and follow.

if there is one bee book this might be the one

By: on 19 September 2016
I've been thinking about beekeeping for a year or so and dipped into the written resources. By far the best I have read so far is The Australian Beekeeping Manual.Even if I don't pursue bee keeping the book has offered a fantastic insight into the world of bees. Highly recommended.

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