Stinging Pests

Take back your yard from bees, hornets, scorpions and other stinging pests.

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    10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

    Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or yard. Bees are great for flower pollination, most aren't dangerous (unless their hive is threatened) and, hey, some people even like the sound of murmuring bees on a summer day. Regardless of your reasons for attracting these helpful insects to your yard, here are 10 bee friendly plants that will also beautify your landscape.

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    When Is the Best Time to Spray a Wasp Nest?

    Most of the time wasps are a harmless part of summer, but when they decide to make your home their...

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    What to Do When a Wasp Stings You

    If you spend time outside, you’ll likely encounter wasps. In the event that you get stung, this is what you...

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    The Best Way to Treat Every Type of Bug Bite

    Bug bites seem to pack a whole lot of pain and itchiness for such a tiny little injury. Prep for...

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    5 Ways to Treat a Bee Sting

    Bees pollinate our favorite flowers and provide us with delicious honey. But there is a cost. When your outdoor fun...

    6 Key Differences Between Bees and Wasps

    Use this handy guide to know whether it's a bee or wasp buzzing through your backyard.

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    7 Natural Ways to Keep Bees and Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    Pests be gone! Discover seven smart ways to keep bees, wasps and ants away from your hummingbird feeders.

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    What to Know About Murder Hornets

    A giant hornet is now buzzing about Washington state, and it has a taste for honeybees. Here's what you need...

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    Murder Hornets Have Arrived in the U.S.

    An invasive species of hornet has been seen in the United States for the first time. Should people be concerned?

    How to Deter Bees and Wasps (And Identify Which is Which)

    Bees are generally harmless and healthy for your yard. Wasps tend to be more aggressive and dangerous than bees.

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    10 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About Bees

    Think you know everything there is to know about bees? Guess again.

    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Kill Bees in Your Yard

    They may seem pesky, but you’re going to want to have them around!

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    Best Flowers for Bees and Other Pollinators

    Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...

    How to Build a Beehive

    Start your beekeeping hobby by building this Langstroth beehive. It is much easier than you think.

    The Bee Shepherd

    In a role often unseen in agriculture, Jeffrey Lee is helping both bees and farmers be more productive.

    There Were Beehives On the Roof of Notre Dame—Did They Survive the Fire?

    Notre Dame Cathedral has been home to three beehives since 2013. The hives are located on the first floor on...

    Simple Things You Can Do to Help Save the Bees

    You don't have to keep bees to join the fight to protect them.

    11 Ways You Can Help Save the World With Mason Jars

    Get a little Earth friendly with one of the best friends in the kitchen — the Mason jar.

    You Can Now Buy a Bee Hive at This Popular Store

    While having a beehive seems terrifying, it could be really good for your landscape (and the enviornment)! Here's where to...

    Get Rid of Wasps, Woodpeckers and Flies

    Stop common pest invasions of your home.

    Black Flag® Insecticide Eliminates Flying Insects on the First Try

    One can of a high-quality wasp, hornet and yellow jacket spray is enough to kill off a nest as long...