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asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th January, 2020

Does a brown paper bag keep bees away?

Keep Wasps away with a brown paper bag. The wasps and yellow jackets see it and think it's a hornet's nest and they avoid it. It's easy, cheap and uses no poison and is BEE safe! Fill a brown paper sack and then tie off the end and hang it up.

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Also know, does a brown paper bag keep carpenter bees away?

Take a bunch of plastic bags, wad them up, and put them in a large brown paper bag. Tie your now big puffy brown bag outside where the bees are doing the most damage, and they'll go away. They think the big brown bag is a hornet's nest. BONUS: Sometimes this keeps wasps away too!

Likewise, does a brown paper bag keep wasps away? Keep wasps away! Fill a crumpled brown paper bag with plactic grocery bags and hang it. Wasps are territorial and thinking that it is a wasp/hornet nest, will avoid.

Also asked, how do you get rid of carpenter bees in a brown paper bag?

There is an idea floating around the internet for a deterrent for carpenter bees and wasps. Take a small brown paper bag, fill it with plastic bags or newspaper, and hang it in the area where carpenter bees or wasps are a problem.

Do fake wasp nests deter carpenter bees?

Put up a "hornet's nest" (grey bag filled with plastic bags) Hornets are a natural enemy and wood boring bees will not trespass. This really works. Find this Pin and more on self help by The Brave Cowboy.

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