If you are venturing into the captivating world of beekeeping, this book is an essential reference for creating and managing a thriving hive and keeping your bees healthy. Expert beekeeper and author Paul Peacock offers step-by-step instructions for everything you need to know to start and maintain your bee colony, including hive selection, finding the ideal location, what equipment you'll need and how to source and feed your bees. Peacock also shares advice on harvesting honey and beeswax, creating and maintaining a garden that will help your bees thrive and much more. This comprehensive resource also includes photographs that help illustrate key techniques. Paperback, 144 pages.