Frequently Asked Questions
How do I stop the bees getting to the honey while it’s draining out of the Flow Hive?
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We have found we can usually harvest the honey without the bees noticing us at the back of the hive. Nevertheless, it is best to cover the jars with flywire or plastic wrap, or better still, make a closed system. This can be achieved by simply making a hole in the lid of a jar for a tube to go into. Just make sure that there is a little bit of space for air to get in, otherwise it can cause the honey to back-up in the honey trough.
If you are harvesting several frames at once using a larger container, you can make holes through the lid for each tube.