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Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (Paperback)

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    Bill Turnbull had no intention of becoming a beekeeper. But when he saw an ad for beekeeping classes–after a swarm of bees landed in his suburban backyard–it seemed to be a sign. Despite being stung on the head–twice–at his first hands-on beekeeping class, Turnbull found himself falling in love with the fascinating, infuriating honeybee.

    As a new beekeeper, Turnbull misplaced equipment for months, got stung more times–and in more places–than he cares to remember, and once even lost some bees up a chimney. But he kept at it, with a ready sense of humor and Zen-like acceptance of every mishap. And somehow, along the way, he learned a great deal about himself and the world around him.

    Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper chronicles Turnbull’s misadventures (and brief moments of triumph) in the curious world of backyard beekeeping–and also highlights both the threat to our bee population and what we can do to help these vital little creatures do their wonderful work.


    ISBN 9781615190324
    Genre NATURE / Animals / Insects & Spiders
    Format Paperback
    Pages 237
    Publisher Date 2011-05-10 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Experiment Llc
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.54 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle What Not to Do When Keeping Bees
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Turnbull, Bill
    Country of Origin United States

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