best books on bees?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping' started by connie in WV, Feb 4, 2005.

  1. connie in WV

    connie in WV Site Admin's Boss

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    What are the best books that you have found to assist the new beekeeper? I would like to have a couple on hand, but don't want to waste money on books that aren't going to help.

    I have found some great websites, but there is something about holding a book in my hand!
     
  2. farmmaid

    farmmaid Well-Known Member Supporter

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    "Beekeeping for Dummies"...wonderful...Joan
     

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    Queen Bee Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I second the "Beekeeping for Dummies". It's a great,easy to read and understand handbook.. I keep one at the house and one with my beekeeping supplies. I have tried to read many other bee books and either they are so tech. or they are written for a certain area of the country.
     
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    The Beekeeper's Handbook... very nice. better than Beekeeping for Dummies in my opinion.

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  6. connie in WV

    connie in WV Site Admin's Boss

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    thank you! I was just about ready to hit checkout on "Beekeeping for Dummies" but thought I'd check first.