Fast-track your learning easily and enjoyably! You’ll learn where to put your hive, how to source bees, how to conduct your first inspection, tips on finding your queen, swarm management, and much more!
TheBeekeeper.org is the perfect launchpad to help you start your beekeeping adventure with confidence.
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Our customers answer your most common questions.
We’re here to support you in your beekeeping journey!
You can connect with our team via phone, email, live chat or through our social platforms.
Cedar even answers your questions livestreamed from the apiary every Tuesday!
Starting with a Flow Hive
Flow Hives are a fantastic hive for beginners. They’re easy to use and make harvesting honey so much easier for the beekeeper and so much gentler on the bees.
Starting as a beginner
It’s easy to get started but important to learn as much as you can. Check out our online resources or connect with a local mentor to kick start your learning.
Can anyone keep bees?
Yes! People keep bees all over the world, even in urban areas. Anywhere that bees can naturally survive, you can become a beekeeper.
How much work?
Keeping bees is an absolute joy, so maybe work is the wrong word 😉 The amount of time required is minimal, but will vary a little depending on the season.
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Your questions answered
After your purchase, we’ll email you an invite to our specially curated online beekeeping course with TheBeekeeper.org. The course is designed to fast-track your learning easily and enjoyably. Learn in your own time with high-quality videos explaining what you need to know in order to feel confident looking after your bees.
Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding hobby, where the discoveries are endless. Plus the honey really is an amazing bonus!
If you’re just getting started, we’re here to help – our friendly support team is on hand via email, phone, or live chat to get fast answers to your buzzing questions.
Or if you’d rather go straight to the top, join Cedar, our co-inventor, every week for a special live stream on Facebook and Youtube, where you’ll have the opportunity to ask him your questions live!
We’ll support you every step of the way with a swarm of educational resources to ensure your beekeeping journey will be an enjoyable one.
Ready to take the first step? Learn beekeeping terminology – from queen excluders, to drone bees and all the parts of a beehive – by downloading our simple PDF guide to beekeeping to start your journey today.
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 ;)
Yes! The Flow Hive is successfully in use in all climates wherever beekeeping is possible, from the hot Australian summers to the cold Alaskan winters.
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.