How to Get a Bee House and Honey in Stardew Valley

In this tutorial, we will show you how to get a bee house and honey in Stardew Valley. This simulation role-playing game focuses on your character who has run away from the busy mundane of daily activities to live a more peaceful life. For that, he is now staying in his grandfather’s farm and keeping himself engaged in different types of tasks. These include farming, growing crops, raising livestock, crafting goods, and socializing with other town peoples. You could also sell off your products in the market and earn yourself some bread and better.

In this regard, you could also create a bee house and the bees will then give out honey which could again be sold in the market. Or if you don’t wish to take the market route, these honey could also be used in a keg to make mead. But how could you get a bee house and hence the honey in the first place? Let’s check it out. Furthermore, we will also be mentioning tips that will help you out in maximizing the quality of honey which will in turn give you more bucks. So without further ado, let us begin with the guide.

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How to Get a Bee House and Honey in Stardew Valley

Let’s first check out out the steps to get a bee house which will then be followed by the instructions to acquire honey.

Getting Bee House

There are two methods to get a bee house in Stardew Valley. Firstly, you could craft them using 40 pieces of Wood, eight pieces of Coal, one Iron Bar, and one jar of Maple Syrup. If this is too much for you, then you could also acquire a bee house by completing the Fall Crops Bundle. As soon as you complete it, the spirits will offer you the bee house as a reward. Although you could place them indoor as well inside the greenhouse, then they won’t be able to produce honey. On the other hand, place a bee house outside and you will be able to produce wild honey every four days. Moreover, do remember that you don’t end up placing bee houses in the villager’s path, they might end up destroying them.

Getting Honey

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Now that you have successfully set up the bee house, it’s time to reap in its benefits in the form of honey. These bees will be able to produce honey across all the seasons, except for winter. As and when winter starts, they will go to the hibernation mode, and wait for the spring to arrive. As already mentioned, these bees produce honey after every four days, weighing near about 100 grams. Furthermore, you could also increase the values of the honey by surrounding your bee house with flowers. It is not that the flowers will only benefit, rather all the nearby bee houses will also get in the rewards. It is therefore recommended to plant thee flowers in a central location surrounded by many bee houses.

So all the flowers within the five tiles of the bee houses will increase the selling prices of the below-mentioned items. Do keep in mind their growth time as well.

  • Tulips – 160g – Flower Growth Time of 6 days
  • Blue Jazz – 200g- Flower Growth Time of 7 days
  • Summer Spangle – 280g- Flower Growth Time of 8 days
  • Poppy – 380g- Flower Growth Time of 7 days
  • Sunflower – 260g- Flower Growth Time of 8 days
  • Fairy Rose – 680g- Flower Growth Time of 12 days

Once you have produced the honey, you could either sell it or give it to other citizens as gifts. After all, who doesn’t love honey, well except for Maru and Sebastian, everyone does.


So with this, we conclude the guide on how to get a bee house and honey in Stardew Valley. Do keep in mind that surrounding them with flowers not only gives it an aesthetically pleasing outlook but also improves the quality of your honey. Once that is done, you could also head over to the Reddit and share your creations with other gamers, like below:

Bee hive setup… from StardewValley

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