In The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook, hive hints and honey-harvesting tutorials abound, all delivered with the sound, practical, and common-sense perspective of a seasoned expert. Also, an illustrated guide to honey plants explores their regional bloom dates and honey flows in unprecedented detail. A wide array of honey-handling equipment is illustrated, explained, and reviewed. With this book at your side, you will be the sweetest, savviest, beekeeper in the neighborhood.
Lush, full-color photographs take you frim flower bud to bee hive, then onward through the mechanics and choreography of the honey harvest.
Expert instructions and insight on cultivating varietal honeys show you how to tap into honey's time-tested health benefits.
More than 50 delicious, healthy recipes for both sweet and savory dishes featuring honey.