2 X ARAUCARIA FLOW HIVE CLASSIC 6
These gorgeous Flow Hives are constructed from premium Australian Araucaria, highly regarded for its stability & durability. A favourite with Flow beekeepers since their release, these packages include an integrated pest management screened bottom board, observation windows, and our distinctive gabled roof, plus 6 revolutionary Flow Frames for easy harvesting.
Apply two coats of weather proof paint or varnish and they will be a stylish addition to your apiary or garden for years to come!
The Apiary Bundle includes 2 x each of the following:
- Flow Super (Araucaria) 6 frame
- 6 Flow Frames
- 6 Flow Tubes
- 1 Flow Key
- Base with screened mesh
- Gabled roof*
- Inner cover
- Queen excluder
- Brood Box (Araucaria)
- 8 standard langstroth frames with comb guides
- Printed operation manual
- Does not include bees.
- Hives will ship flat packed ready for easy assembly, in a separate package from the Flow frames
- Roof* is painted for illustrative purposes only, hive arrives unpainted and untreated.
1 X ORGANIC COTTON FLOW BEEKEEPING KIT
Flow Hive technology drastically reduces the chance of being stung during harvest, however even the friendliest hive can get cranky sometimes. Luckily it’s easy to feel secure with our certified organic unbleached cotton suits – perfect for beekeepers who want to know they are well protected whilst performing routine inspections and hive maintenance. It also includes vented goatskin beekeeping gloves and a J-style hive tool handmade with German stainless-steel.
1 X STAINLESS STEEL FLOW SMOKER
A quality smoker is an excellent addition to every beekeeper’s kit. Featuring the Flow logo on its bellows, with this quality stainless steel smoker you’ll be able to calm your colony in style. Perfect for small apiaries, it features a hook at the back, a ventilated insert for better airflow, and a wire guard to protect you against burns.
1 X FLOW VEIL
The Flow Veil is a comfortable, lightweight hat with an attached veil. Handy as a precaution for protecting your head and face when doing minor chores around your hives, or for giving to a friend to wear on an apiary tour. These veils offer convenient face protection, however are not suitable for use when getting up close and personal with an open hive or a cranky colony. One size fits most.
NEW TO BEEKEEPING?
Beekeeping is such a fascinating pastime enjoyed by people from all walks of life, the world over. If you've never kept bees before we suggest you check out this article for an overview of what to expect.
We also have an educational Beginner Beekeeping series, included with your purchase which is free to watch at any time.
Beekeeping suits and other personal protective equipment can offer excellent protection 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. To be aware of the potential hazards, especially to children, check out this Flow sponsored safety pamphlet for an introduction to beekeeping safety and first aid.