I purchased 3 flow frames (intrigued as I was with the idea) which said they could be interspersed with regular frames in an 8-frame Langstroth deep box. Now I am trying to figure out the mechanics of this once my frames arrive in June. I have several questions if anyone has any ideas:
I am assuming I will retain a deep brood box on the bottom, then put
another deep with the flow frames on top of that, perhaps separated
with an excluder?
Since I will only have 3 of 8 frames that are Flow frames, what
happens if the girls store honey in the remaining regular frames? Most
extractors (at least mine) do not accept deep frames. Does this mean
Should I wait to populate the hive that is going to have the Flow
frames until the frames arrive in June, or does it matter? A friend is building up a “split” for me now.