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By Bill Turnbull

Invoice Turnbull had no goal of changing into a beekeeper. but if he observed an advert for beekeeping classes–after a swarm of bees landed in his suburban backyard–it appeared to be an indication. regardless of being stung at the head–twice–at his first hands-on beekeeping category, Turnbull came across himself falling in love with the interesting, infuriating honeybee.

As a brand new beekeeper, Turnbull lost gear for months, bought stung extra times–and in additional places–than he cares to recollect, and as soon as even misplaced a few bees up a chimney. yet he saved at it, with a prepared humorousness and Zen-like attractiveness of each mishap. And in some way, alongside the way in which, he realized very much approximately himself and the realm round him.

Confessions of a nasty Beekeeper chronicles Turnbull's misadventures (and short moments of triumph) within the curious global of yard beekeeping–and additionally highlights either the hazard to our bee inhabitants and what we will be able to do to assist those very important little creatures do their extraordinary paintings.

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