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The 8 Best Ways To Get Rid Of Bees In Your Yard
Smoke alerts bees that their habitat is burning, so they gather as much honey as possible before migrating to a new area. Use a beekeeper's smoker to create this effect.
You can also build a small, safe bonfire to produce smoke with dead leaves, cardboard, newspaper, or twigs as fuel. Smoke the hive after dark when bees are settled inside.
The strong smell of citronella is repugnant and overwhelming to bees. Citronella is often included in natural bug spray formulas.
Add a few drops of citronella to water and spray any areas you wish to rid of bees. It is non-toxic to humans, and it should have no ill effects on the surrounding environment.
Bee Trap
A bee trap lures unsuspecting insects with a sweet nectar-like solution. The bees are drawn into the vessel, but the bottleneck shape prevents them from escaping.
If you have an indoor infestation or wish to avoid disrupting the affected area, make a DIY bee trap. The bees can be left to perish in the trap, or released to another area.
Vinegar Spray
The smell of vinegar repels bees. Vinegar is a naturally-derived repellent; however, it can be fatal to the insects when applied in large doses.
To repel bees without harming them, mix equal parts white vinegar and water, and place containers of the mixture in the areas bees have affected.
Ultrasonic pest repellers emit sound waves that repel pests. Bees “hear” with their antennae and the subgenual organs in their legs that detect sound wave vibrations.
The ultrasonic devices repel the bees by disorienting
and disrupting their communication, making
it difficult for them to effectively coordinate and ultimately driving them away.