The Urban Beekeeper: A Year of Bees in the City download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steve Benbow

The Urban Beekeeper: A Year of Bees in the City download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steve Benbow year 2014
  • Book name: The Urban Beekeeper: A Year of Bees in the City
  • Author: Steve Benbow
  • Release date: 2014/11/29
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780224086899
  • Rating: 7.32 of 10
  • Votes: 657
  • Review by: Sterling Chau
  • Review rating: 8.86 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: At a time when the UK bee population is in decline there's no better way to make a difference than to start up your own beehive. Steve Benbow's enormous success with urban beekeeping show's how easy it is to keep bees, whether you're in the city or in the countryside, a beginner or an experienced beekeeper, and you'll never look back once you've tasted your very own sticky, golden honey, or lit a candle made from the beeswax from your beehive.Steve Benbow is a visionary beekeeper who started his first beehive ten years ago on the roof of his tower block in Bermondsey and today runs 30 sites across the city. His bees live atop the Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Fortnum & Mason and the National Portrait Gallery, and he supplies honey to the Savoy tearooms, Harvey Nichols, Harrods and delis across London. His bees forage in parks, cemeteries, along railway lines and in window boxes, and because of the diversity of the plants and trees in the city, produce far richer honey and greater yields than they would in rural areas.The Urban Beekeeper is a fact-filled diary and practical guide to beekeeping that follows a year in the life of Steve and his bees and shows how keeping bees and making your own delicious honey is something anyone can do. It is a tempting glimpse into a sunlit lifestyle that starts with the first rays of the morning and ends with the warm glow of sunset, filled with oozing honeycomb, recipes for sensational honey-based dishes, and honey that tastes like sunshine. A hugely affectionate but practical diary of a beekeeper's year and the immense satisfaction of harvesting your own delicious honey. Read it and join the revolution.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H59M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Apiculture (beekeeping), Farm & Working Animals, Animal Husbandry
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 30.46 USD
  • Dimensions: 154x212x30mm
  • Weight: 480.81g
  • Printed by: SQUARE PEG
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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