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Do Fake Wasp Nests Work?

Do Fake Wasp Nests Work?

Wasps are a persistent backyard pest, buzzing around especially when food is present, and most people will do anything to get rid of them. Aside from their annoying qualities, wasps also deliver painful stings. Unlike some bees, wasps don’t die after stinging once – they keep their stingers and can attack again and again. But despite their aggressive behavior, wasps are beneficial to the environment. Without using harsh chemicals, what can you do to prevent wasps from invading your porch or play areas? Fortunately, there is a passive way to help that doesn’t involve toxic materials: fake wasp nests. Wasp...

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Carpenter Bee Trap Bait: Do You Need It?

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A carpenter bee will approach our carpenter bee trap when it is looking for a new nest. This typically occurs in the spring. The unfinished softwood exterior and specifically sized entrance holes appeal to a searching carpenter bee. Once the carpenter bee enters the trap, it will drop into the turbo funnel, which it can’t escape. Carpenter bees cannot fly directly up, nor can they walk up the plastic components in the trap. Now the carpenter bee is truly stuck! Once dead, the bee releases a scent and pheromone that will attract more carpenter bees to the nest. The more...

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Carpenter Bee Infestation Removal

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Carpenter Bee Infestation Removal

What Does a Carpenter Bee Infestation Look Like? In the early months of spring, it is common to see a myriad of tiny critters emerge from long hibernation or their overwinter slumber. In this regard, carpenter bees are no exception. While often mistaken for their highly active pollinator cousin, the bumble bee, carpenter bees are actually quite easy to identify once you know what to look for. Carpenter Bee (left) vs. Bumble Bee (right) The first physical attribute that can help you to ID a carpenter bee is its relative size. Carpenter bees are, on the whole, significantly larger than...

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Carpenter Bee Trap Design

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Carpenter Bee Trap Design

Concerned about carpenter bees but want to ensure that other bees keep pollinating? Our carpenter bee traps only capture harmful bees, leaving other pollinators unharmed. Learn more here.

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How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

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How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

Protecting your home or structures from carpenter bees is not a one-time-a-year thing. For best results, be proactive before each season. We're sharing our favorite ways to repel carpenter bees all year round!

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