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April 08, 2018

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Flow Hive Wintering - Victorian beekeeper's advice

It’s nearly winter in Australia and it’s important for the health of your colony to know how to prepare your Flow Hive for the colder months, especially in southern and alpine areas. Don Muir outlines what to do to make sure your hive is as strong as possible in time for the sweet bounty of spring.

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March 01, 2018

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How to catch a swarm of bees

Catching a swarm is one of the most joyous parts of beekeeping and it is an easy and free way to bolster your apiary! Read on to find out how you can catch a swarm.

 

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February 07, 2018

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Meet the European Beekeeper

I am super excited to let you know that the first episode, from last summer's European Meet the Beekeeper filming marathon is finally ready! I spent August 2017 filming the stories of 19 wonderful Flow Hive beekeepers from Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France, Norway and the United Kingdom.

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November 30, 2017

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Bearding – what does it mean?

Bearding bees have nothing to do with facial hair! It's a term referring to bees accumulating at the front of the hive, in a beard-like shape to make room inside the hive for added ventilation on a hot and humid day.

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November 15, 2017

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Construction & position of a Flow Pollinator House

Congratulations on your purchase of the Flow Pollinator House. On behalf of the bees, we’d like to extend a big thank you, for supporting the protection of wild habitat corridors worldwide, and for choosing to provide a cosy home for pollinators in your own backyard.

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November 07, 2017

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All bees are important

Bees and other pollinators are truly incredible creatures– having evolved symbiotically with plants, pollinators perform a crucial role in many plants’ reproduction. In fact, 90 percent of plants require pollinators to reproduce.

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November 02, 2017

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One hive many honey flavours – Masterchef Australia co-host visits Flow office

Frames within a Flow Hive can taste really different from each other, due to the forage available at different times during the honey season.

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