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Garden sprays could be killing your bees!

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There is nothing worse than discovering your bees have been poisoned.

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This painted hive sends a colourful message

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Daphne Schwarz, who lives near Berri, in the Riverland region of South Australia, credits her granddaughter, Mikaela, with providing much of the inspiration for this beautifully painted Flow Hive – and the important message it carries.

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Adapting a Flow Super to UK National

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We’ve just launched UK National Flow™ Supers and they are available on our EU website, but if you wish, you can simply adapt a conventional Flow™ Super to fit. Flow™ Hive co-inventor Stu Anderson shows us two easy ways to Flowify UK hives.

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Banana Bread Recipe

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One of the best tips I have is to freeze overly ripe bananas to use for a rainy day. The key is to peel them, cut them into bite-sized pieces and pop them into a container to freeze.

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Flow™ Pre-Orders have been Fulfilled

We are happy to say we have now caught up with our back orders, and have Flow™ Frames, Hives and Supers available for immediate dispatch in many locations around the world.

 

We are happy to say we have now caught up with our back orders, and have Flow™ Frames, Hives and Supers available for immediate dispatch in many locations around the world.

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Beginner Beekeeping with a Flow™ Hive

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There’s much more to beekeeping than just harvesting honey. Flow™ Hive beekeeper Hilary Kearney looks at what newbees should do when their Flow™ Hive arrives.

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Foundationless fabulousness

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Hilary “Girl Next Door Honey” Kearney discusses the advantages of foundationless beekeeping, how to avoid cross-combing and what to do when it all goes wrong!

If you are a new beekeeper, you might not have realised how wonderfully subversive it was to receive your Flow Hive brood box without foundation inserts. These pre-fab, plastic or beeswax, comb-stamped sheets are a standard in beekeeping equipment. They are usually accepted and used by new beekeepers without question. Some mistakenly believe that they are a necessity for comb building despite the fact that honey bees have been building their own natural comb without the help of beekeepers for millions of years!

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