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May 09, 2019

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Less Spray Please! Bees at Work

There is nothing more tragic than going to your hive in the excitement of greeting your girls and being met with a mass of dead bees at the entrance. Flow Team member talks about his recent experience with colony loss and ways we can all act to Save the Bees.

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May 08, 2019

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Bees need drinking water too!

In the height of summer, when temperatures are soaring, it's important to remember that bees (and all wildlife) need access to safe drinking water.

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April 11, 2019

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Springtime is splitting time if you want another colony

Spring is the perfect time to get started with a new colony. “Splitting” is a cost-effective way of establishing a new hive and one of the best gifts an experienced beekeeper can give someone new to the hobby. Hilary Kearney explains how to do it and how to avoid some of the pitfalls associated with this common beekeeping practice.

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April 11, 2019

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How to get bees for your Flow Hive

Although many people have tried, you’ll find that if you place an empty hive in your yard it’s unlikely that a colony will just move in. Beehives are designed to be a perfect home for bees – here are some of the ways you can get a colony to call your Flow Hive home.

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October 25, 2018

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Honey is the perfect treat this Halloween

Happy, spooky Halloween! We share a recipe for healthy, honey-sweetened treats for your little (and big) ghouls and ghosts. Honey is better than sugar after all – especially Flow harvested honey ;-)

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October 15, 2018

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Wintering in different climatic zones

Wondering how to keep your bees cosy over winter? In this blog, we discuss general overwintering, and over-weathering, techniques and preparations to ensure your colony survives through your winter – no matter the weather!

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October 08, 2018

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How to overwinter your Flow Hive in extremely cold climates

Keep bees in a very cold climate, and wondering what winter provisions are needed to keep your bees cosy? Here we outline what you need to consider, prepare and do to ensure your colony survive over-winter in your Flow Hive in northern climates.

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