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September 07, 2018

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Colony management – frequently asked beekeeping question

Is your colony struggling? Do you have aggressive bees or queen? Wondering what to do during drought? Do you need more than one brood box? And when should you add this to your hive? Here we answer some frequently asked beekeeping questions on colony management.

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August 31, 2018

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How to Conduct Brood Inspections

Wondering how to do a brood inspection? Read our blog for help and tips in undertaking a brood inspection – what you should look out for, signs your hive is healthy, or if there are pests or diseases present. Great for beginner or experienced beekeepers.

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August 27, 2018

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How do I get my bees to take to their Flow Frames?

Wondering why your bees are not taking to your Flow Frames? Read our blog to find out why your bees may be a little slow to work your Flow Frames and fill them with honey. Plus, tips on how to encourage your colony to take to your Flow Frames faster.

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August 23, 2018

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Installing a queen into a hive split

Planning a hive split, or already done one? You will also need to install queen into your new colony. Read our tips on how to install a queen in a cage to your hive split (or queenless colony).

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August 23, 2018

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Watch Cedar do a hive split

Feeling unsure of how to split your bee colony, or after a different way to split your hive? Watch Cedar Anderson do hive split at Flow HQ to learn tips on getting two hives from one beehive.

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August 22, 2018

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Springtime maintenance for your bee colony

Warmer weather and longer daylight hours mean your bees becoming more active in your colony. Read these beekeeping actions you need to take in your hive to get ready for spring.

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August 20, 2018

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How to get bees for your Flow Hive

Bought your first hive, or need a new colony? Bees won’t find their way into an empty beehive, even though it’s designed to be a perfect home for them. Here are a number of ways how to get bees to call a Flow brood box home.

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