Does anybody know anything about wasps?

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  1. Mrs Depp

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    I've noticed over the past few weeks that there are quite a few wasps hovering around my garden. I've watched for a while and they don't seem to be going into the garden shed thankfully, but they're not going anywhere else either.:confused:

    It's getting to the point where my insect phobic daughter is too scared to go into the garden because she thinks they'll sting her.:rolleyes::(

    Does anyone have any idea how I can get rid of them - pleeeeease!
     
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    Not sure how to get rid, but I heard there will be more wasps around this year, though dont know why !!!!!
     
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    OMG I hope not! I'm not scared of them but Amy will spend the whole summer indoors if she finds out lol! :rolleyes::D
     
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    :p:pI know that they sting heheee :confused::D
     
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    Oooh! You're cheeky! You made me laugh out loud then! Thanks hunny! xxxx:D
     
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    I asked KP about what he knew about wasps ... and he said they're yellow and black!
     
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    That Waspinator is sold out Bev, but thanks for the link anyway. :D

    KP and Becky - I sort of landed myself into those comments with the thread title didn't I? Very funny though! :D:D
     
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    hahaha poor ole mrs D!!! hope u get your wasps sorted soon. I had a big one in my car the other day thought it was going to sting dd so i had to stop and i killed it. i's say people thought i was mad on the side of the road with a rolled up book smacking everywhere!! dd found it extremely amusing though
     
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    Liked the tip of placing bricks wrapped in yellow paper away from where you are and dropping treacle on - so they get stuck in it!
     
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    Maybe I should get one of those fly swatters and just run around my back garden like a mad woman.....at least it would take Amy's mind off them! lol :D

    LMTO @ Becky swatting the wasp around the roadside!!:D:D
     
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    try this....

    i would suggest round the back of your shed where your daughter cant see them all buzzing!!! lol

    put a bowl of jam or marmilade mixed with washing up liquid in a bowl. the jam attracts them to the bowl and the washing up liquid kills them.
     
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    Thanks for the tip Totty! :D:D
     
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    welcome ;)

    i also have a daughter who has a hissy fit at anything that is small, crawls, flies or just moves in the general vacinity of where she is! LOL:D
     
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    Lol most of the time I can cope but it's when we're out in public, she flaps her arms about while turning round in circles and screeching at such a high pitch I'm sure dogs could hear it! :rolleyes::rolleyes::D Very embarassing! :eek:
     
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    im really scared of wasps.. i dont know why.. cos its only a little string.. but they terrify me.. im not one to get screamy.. (haha).. but if i see anything flying towards me.. im off..

    You'll have to try all these tips out.. and feed back to us.. *feed.. droooooools*

    x x x
     
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    Lol @ Cat! "feed........." :D:D Know how you feel! I could eat a scabby horse and I only like chicken!! :D:D

    Will try the tips out and let you all know. :D
     
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    Mrs Depp, I have a fear of mice, it is something that I cannot sort out, you would be really surprised by the things that don't worry me, I would do or face almost anything but not a mouse! I moved house once because some field mice came in........ I was like a loon, sad!
     
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