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Author Turnbull, Bill.

Title Confessions of a bad beekeeper : what not to do when keeping bees (with apologies to my own) / Bill Turnbull.

Imprint New York : The Experiment, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    638.1 TUR    Available
Description xiv, 237 p. ; ill. ; 20 cm.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2010...as The Bad Beekeeper's Club..."--T.p. verso.
Contents Fortitude -- Enterprise -- Civilization -- How a hive works. Labor, or How we make it work ; The three D's ; Swarm! -- February interlude. Thrift ; Endurance -- April fool. Study, or How to ruin a summer ; Bad beekeeping: a brief history ; Truthfulness ; Redemption -- September interlude. The bad ballroom club ; Fellowship.
Summary Despite being stung twice at his first hands-on beekeeping class, Turnbull found himself falling in love with the fascinating, infuriating honeybee. He chronicles his misadventures, and highlights the current threats to our bee population.
Subject Bee culture -- Great Britain.
Beekeepers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 9781615190324 (pbk.)
1615190325 (pbk.)

 
    
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