Educating children about bees and pollinators is a great way to get them involved with caring for the environment.
It also provides an excellent excuse to get them outdoors and off the screens!
Flow Hive’s observation windows are a great way to look into the world of bees and spark curious minds.
In over 130 countries.
From backyards, gardens, rooftops to balconies, this easy honey harvesting technology has inspired thousands of new beekeepers to discover the fascinating world of bees and now their gardens are reaping the rewards.
We’re here to help! Email with our friendly support staff, or phone in and kick back for a good old chat with Trace, or live chat to get fast answers to your buzzing questions.
There is a lot of new beekeeping terminology that you’ll need to understand. From queen excluders to drone bees and all the parts of a beehive, download our simple PDF guide to beekeeping here to get on top of it all.
If you're thinking about getting set-up for the first time, here is a handy Decision Chart to help make your choice a bit easier.
Yes! Getting set up with a Flow Hive is a great interactive family activity as our revolutionary honey harvesting technology removes the need for additional harvesting equipment, making this enjoyable hobby much more accessible.
Harvesting honey together as a family is an incredible experience and enough to entice all members of your family to learn about bees which are completely fascinating! Don’t be surprised if you find yourself with extra hands on deck to help out with brood inspections ;)
Make sure you have some extra suits on hand – we have protective wear in all sizes to accommodate all members of the family.
Still have questions? We'd love to hear from you.
Yes! The Flow Hive is successfully in use in all climates wherever beekeeping is possible, from the hot Texan summers to the cold Canadian winters.
Yes! Flow Hives are perfect for setting-up just about anywhere.
You will need enough space to access the back of the hive for easy harvesting and your bees will require a clear space at the front of the hive for their flight path.
You'll also need to check-in with local governing bodies to find out if there are any regulations that you need to be aware of.
Here are some of our top tips on where to set up your beehive.
Bees rarely find their way into empty beehive boxes, even though they are designed to be a perfect home for them.
There are a number of ways of starting a colony, from buying a package of bees, to receiving a hive split or catching a swarm.
We also have a range of videos and blogs to help you understand the different ways in which you can source bees for your new hive.
Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding hobby, one in which the learning never ends.
We have a swarm of resources available to support all new beekeepers, including:
- Plus a knowledgeable support team on hand to answer your questions.
Learning from experienced people in your local area is invaluable so it's also helpful to connect with a local beekeeping club, beekeeping course or mentor for support.
Flow Hives are made in Australia using quality timbers from sustainable sources. We work closely with our suppliers who are all Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certified
Our Flow Frames are an artificial foundation from BPA- and BPS-free food grade plastic, manufactured right here in Australia.
Workers are respected and valued in certified safe work environments and are employed under fair trade conditions.
The Flow Hive is invented by father-son duo Stuart and Cedar Anderson of Northern Rivers, NSW.
Beekeeping is a fascinating hobby which when approached with knowledge, skill and dedication can be incredibly rewarding.
It is important to understand some basic safety guidelines to ensure that your beekeeping experience is a safe and positive one.
Beekeeping suits and other personal protective equipment can offer excellent prevention against bee stings but are not 100 percent effective. It’s important new beekeepers exercise caution when tending to their hives and are comfortable with the fact that sooner or later, all beekeepers get stung.
Check out this Flow sponsored safety pamphlet covering common beekeeping safety risks and first aid responses.
We have strictly limited quantities of our hives so you'll have to act quick to ensure you don’t miss out.
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