Introduction; Understanding Bees; What to Consider; Housing your Bees; Where & When to Get your Bees; Getting your Bees Home; Gardening for Bees; All About Honey; Bees in Winter; The Second Year; Bee Products; Recipes; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index.
Alison Benjamin is a Guardian journalist. She writes on environmental issues and social affairs and currently edits The Guardian's environment website. Brian McCallum is a designer, builder and yachtsman. She and Brian - who now studies apiculture - have many hives in different locations across London. Their blog, www.urbanbees.co.uk provides a fascinating insight into beekeeping in the city.