Supported by over 350 photographs and drawings, each action to be performed is explained in detail with photographs showing the steps as well as the final result. Many potential beekeepers are unclear about the equipment they need to buy and how to obtain their first colony of bees. The first chapters in the book explain in detail the equipment needed as well as equipment that may be useful later on as their confidence and experience grows.
Chapters in the book explain
Covers everything from the Life history of the honey bee, equipment and protective clothing.
How to construct hives and frame. About getting your first bees and where to place them. Managing bees through every season. All you need to know about extracting honey, sustainable beekeeping and managing disease, parasite, pests and other problems.
The Australian beekeeping manual even shows you how to have a bee friendly garden and how to prepare honey for sale and competitions.
The result is a comprehensive manual that includes material not available in other Australian, North American or European books.