Soft cover by world-renowned honey bee expert Norman Gary, PhD. A bee specialist for over half a century, he has not only taught actors how to perform with thousands of bees but also has taught thousands of students the biology of bees. This bee expert counsels the beginning beekeeper on all things honey bee related, from observing your first hive to harvesting you own honey. Practical, easy-to-follow guide to the hobby of honey bee keeping. Learn how to start your own hive, understand the life and times of honey bees, care for your bees in each season and at every stage of life, expand your apiary, keep your neighbors happy and more. 174 pages.