Open this book to discover the introductory information you need to get started creating a garden that welcomes pollinators – both birds and bees – and get a peek inside the mysterious world of a honey bee hive. If you have been wondering if beekeeping is for you, this primer will give you a taste, sweet of course. This is great as a gift or to read for inspiration before you go to the garden center.
The author and artist live in Northern California and teamed up to share their enthusiasm for wildlife friendly gardening and all things bees. This project began as an appearance on a local television program on World Bee Day, then a workbook for an introductory beekeeping workshop for women and girls. This edition has been expanded and includes more illustrations for a general audience.
Julie Pieper Spezia keeps her white hive in the front garden to share with garden clubs, school groups, and the next generation.