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Bees vs Wasps vs Hornets vs Yellow Jackets: What’s the Difference, Exactly?

December 20, 2016

Bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets – what’s the difference? People confuse bees for yellow jackets, and hornets for wasps. And because most of us like to keep our distance from these buzzing, stinging bugs, we rarely get close enough to tell the difference between these four flying insects. But if you’re dealing with an infestation […]


How to Get Rid of Bumble Bees Easily (4 Methods) – Plus 12 Fun Facts

December 17, 2016

Bumble bees are known for their adorable appearance, but these fuzzy buzzing insects can deliver powerful stings – multiple times. If you’re dealing with a bumble bee infestation, it helps to know more about the insect, and the best ways to remove them. How to Get Rid of Bumble Bees – 4 Ways Bumble bees like […]


Honey Bees Ultimate Guide: 3 Easy Methods to Kill It & 11 Facts You Didn’t Know

December 16, 2016

Honey bees play a vital role in the world’s food production. Since pollinators are on the decline, this threatens crops and the agriculture industry that relies on them. Are honey bees extinct? No, but they’re protected in many areas, and they’re on the decline, with as many as 10 million hives dying in the past […]


Bee Identification Ultimate Guide: 11 Most Common Bee Species

December 15, 2016

Without bees, humans – and most other animals – would go hungry. Experts estimate that between 50% and 80% of the world’s food supply is either directly or indirectly linked to honey bee pollination. From the pollination of apple trees to the seeds used to grow livestock grain, honey bees are a major link in […]


8 Natural Ways & 5 Affordable Products to Treat Bee Stings Properly

December 14, 2016

Ouch! You’ve been stung by a bee. If you’re allergic to bees, a bee sting reaction might be immediate, or there may be a delayed reaction. People who are highly allergic to bees will need to seek medical treatment immediately. We’re going to discuss how to treat bee stings, and what you can expect to […]


4 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Sweat Bees (Quickly)

December 13, 2016

Sweat bees pollinate flowers across the world. These smaller, lesser known bees are large in numbers, with over 1,000 sweat bee varieties in Canada, Central America and the United States. These species differ in characteristic, but there are a handful of the species that love one thing sweat. A solitary bee, the sweat bee is […]


15 Fast Ways to Get Rid of Bees Effectively (Kill or Repel Them Naturally)

December 12, 2016

Bees are one of the most important insects on the planet, but when they build nests near or in your home, they can be a nuisance or a downright danger. Populations of some types of bees (like honey bees) are in trouble, and there are safe ways to remove them using professional methods. But you […]


Dog Stung by Bee? 8 Proven Ways (Remedies) to Treat Dog Bee Stings

December 11, 2016

After a long, hard day of playing outside, Fido came home with a swollen snout that makes him look more like an elephant seal than a dog. As it turns out, Fido thought it would be fun to dig up that bee’s nest in your yard. The bees didn’t agree. While you quietly laugh at […]


Carpenter Bee Trap: 17 (Easy) Steps to Build It (& the Best Trap to Buy)

November 26, 2016

Carpenter bees are generally harmless creatures that forage your garden for wood. But in some cases, these buzzing insects can cause damage to your home. A trap can help you catch these bees, so you can release them elsewhere instead of killing them. Carpenter bees have fitting names, as these insects carve perfectly-round holes into […]

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