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  • Zen Banders

    Bee safe wasp catcher with recipe

  • Megan Cavanagh

    Insect trap. Flying Pest Trap Recipes --------- *Fly Bait Water about 1 cup white sugar some vinegar to keep the bees from getting caught a couple of drops of dish soap part of a banana peel *Fruit Fly Bait Water about 1 cup white sugar some vinegar to keep the bees from getting caught peels or any discarded parts of just about any fruit. Some fluid for them to drown in the bottom.

  • Patty Noble

    DIY Wasp traps & bait

  • Liz Davies

    Wasp trap, use protein bait, not sugar so you trap wasps, not bees. If you have wasps that build mud nests you might want to leave them as they stuff those nests with spiders to feed their young.

  • Jamie Curran

    wasp and fruit fly trap

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Wasps killer--I need to try this.

Homemade Non-Toxic Wasp Spray / Repellant : combine together in a squirt bottle 2 cups of water + 1 teaspoon of peppermint oil + 1 teaspoon of dish soap (optional); wait until early morning or late evening hours when it looks like they’re sleeping, then shake and spray! You might need to apply the solution twice, but they will fall to the ground and die within seconds. Talk about a natural remedy!

DIY Wasp Trap: Different baits work at different times of the year. In the spring and early summer, wasps are looking for sources of protein. In the late summer and early fall, wasps are looking for sweets. To successfully bait your trap, stick a piece of lunch meat or a small hunk of hamburger inside your trap in the spring. Use a few inches of soda, juice or another sweet liquid in the summer and fall months. Add a bit of vinegar to the mix to keep bees out of your trap.

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Cut off the ends so they sit flat.