Building a new home for your bees is an exciting part of your beekeeping journey. It’s best to take your time and ensure that you get your assembly right. Check out our assembly videos here.
It’s important to treat the timber on your hive to give it the best weather protection possible for your climate, especially the roof – it’s the first line of defence against the weather. Read more
The good news is, you can keep a beehive almost anywhere! Especially a Flow Hive, as there is no need for additional processing equipment or for lugging heavy frames full of honey for harvesting. From rooftops to balconies to backyards, it’s now possible to harvest honey directly from your hive.
An important part of getting your new hive up and running is ensuring that it’s registered*. This step is acrucial part of becoming abeekeeper and helps protect our biosecurity.
*Check if your state or local county laws require registration
Part of beekeeping is ensuring you’re informed about things that may impact not only your bees but the wider beekeeping community, such as biosecurity.
From staying abreast of any industry news, to registering your hive, to knowing what to look for in terms of pests and diseases, understanding these practices now will set you up for success moving forward!
Join us at the Flow apiary livestream every Wednesday 10am AEST on Facebook or YouTube. You'll learn direct from the inventor on how to use a Flow Hive, and have the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered live.
Furthermore, after your purchase, we’ll email you an invite to our specially curated online beekeeping course with TheBeekeeper.org.
The course is designed to fast-track your learning easily and enjoyably.
Learn in your own time with high-quality videos explaining what you need to know in order to feel confident looking after your bees.
Helping you get started
Our customers answer your most common questions.
We’re here to support you in your beekeeping journey!
You can connect with our team via phone, email, live chat or through our social platforms.
Cedar even answers your questions livestreamed from the apiary every Tuesday!
Starting with a Flow Hive
Flow Hives are a fantastic hive for beginners. They’re easy to use and make harvesting honey so much easier for the beekeeper and so much gentler on the bees.
Starting as a beginner
It’s easy to get started but important to learn as much as you can. Check out our online resources or connect with a local mentor to kick start your learning.
Can anyone keep bees?
Yes! People keep bees all over the world, even in urban areas. Anywhere that bees can naturally survive, you can become a beekeeper.
How much work?
Keeping bees is an absolute joy, so maybe work is the wrong word 😉 The amount of time required is minimal, but will vary a little depending on the season.