Natural Repellents for Bees
Not all bees are created equal, and while some may be a nuisance, you should not automatically just reach for chemical sprays to keep them away. Some bees such as the honeybee is a good bee to keep alive for the sake of the environment. With that in mind, the folks at Scott’s Turf and Pest Services, the pest control experts in Durham, NC have put together a list of 9 natural repellents for bees to keep them away but not cause harm this spring and summer season.
Bees just plain dislike the smell of garlic, so in order to keep them from being near your house, sprinkle some garlic powder in any spots you may have seen them. Careful with the powder though and don’t put it directly on a bee if you see one because it’s deadly to them.
This ingredient can keep bees out of your garden or house. Just place small, open containers of white distilled vinegar around the garden to prevent bees from hovering around.
You can also use it to wipe out birdhouses and hummingbird feeders after they’ve been emptied to repel bees.