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All about bees in Minecraft – how to get honey & a Minecraft apiary

Bees were introduced with the 1.14 update, and you may now harvest honey. Honey can be gathered if you understand how Minecraft bees operate. Honey can be collected safely, but there are a few snags. So even if you’re the one who raises the bees, you must cover all of your bases.


How to get honey in Minecraft

Honey may be obtained by harvesting it from a beehive or a bee nest in Minecraft. As more bees return to the nest, the honeycomb will soon be ready to harvest. 3 bees live in each beehive; throughout the day, each bee will depart 1 at a time, flying about and fertilizing various flowers. Their appearance will alter due to this, and they will soon return to their beehive. After 5 repetitions, you’ll see that the beehive has changed its appearance. It will be soaking wet with honey and can be harvested for honeycomb.

How to get honeycomb

Honeycombs may be used in a variety of ways in Minecraft. For example, they may be used to make honeycomb blocks, candles, and beehives, which are helpful. Honeycombs can also keep copper blocks from oxidizing, which might be useful for decorating your survival environment. Finally, if you want to fulfill all in-game achievements, you may use them on copper blocks to get two advancements.

A pair of shears can be used to extract honeycomb from bee nests. Bee nests may be found in various biomes, including meadows, grasslands, sunflower plains, and woods. Once you’ve discovered a bee nest, you’ll need to wait until it’s full of honey before proceeding. The openings in front of the bee nest would turn yellow when it’s time to collect it. Next, touch the bee nest with your shears to gather the honeycombs. Honeycombs will fall from the beehive. If you want more honey, you’ll have to wait until the bees create more.

How to get bees in Minecraft

You may achieve this by attracting them to the place you want them to occupy with a flower. For example, put your beehive on the ground, and once the bees have enough nectar to donate to it, they will enter it. You’ll want to grow many flowers in this region to encourage them to produce honey.

How to get build an apiary in Minecraft

In the middle row of the 3×3 grid, combine six wood planks with three chunks of honeycomb to make a beehive. You’ll then have a beehive that you can connect to a tree near your home, ensuring you never have to go far for honey.

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