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Wasp traps

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:42 pm

If you are putting wasp traps out they are more attracted to something a bit more acidic than jam or a sugar syrup. I use up some old home made wine which is so old the labels are illegible. The wasps love it.
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Re: Wasp traps

Postby Geoff » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:07 pm

I add some vinegar after watching how they always go for mint sauce. It's not working though, they are still eating our untreated garden furniture.
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Re: Wasp traps

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:43 am

They are making their nests out of the wood Geoff so perhaps they'll go for a drink afterwards.
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Re: Wasp traps

Postby tigerburnie » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:17 pm

They are late making nests, we are getting the drunken crawling ones now, maybe from Plumpuddings wine!!
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Re: Wasp traps

Postby Westi » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:41 pm

They have not turned up here yet but one of the plot holders told me he just blows up brown paper bags & hangs them in the trees & they think that is a resident wasps nest & he doesn't have too much bother. As I really meant to buy one of these type of look alike hive things & completely forgot I will try this when they do show up! Not this weekend though as raining this weekend - well fingers crossed anyway!
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