The Omen of the Wasps’ Nest

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As she prepares to leave the home she shared with her ex, Marlene Adelstein finds herself fixated on the husk of a nest hanging in the yard. One pleasant October evening I was walking in my backyard with, Honey, my chocolate lab, for her after-dinner constitutional when I glanced up…

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Beware when putting up a wasp trap – you might attract Asian hornets, Jersey public warned

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Beware when putting up a wasp trap – you might attract Asian hornets, public warned ISLANDERS putting up wasp traps should be aware they might attract more than they bargained for, Jersey’s Asian hornet co-ordinator has said. Alastair Christie explained: ‘If people are putting out wasp traps and wasp bait,…

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Late at night, shrouded in protective gear, I crept up on the wasps’ nest

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by James Delingpole of the Spectator Halfway up the back stairs on a ledge is the body of a wasp so big it’s either a queen or some kind of hornet. I’ve left it there as a warning to other wasps and also because I enjoy the weird effect it…

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY WASPS BECOME SO ANNOYING AT THE END OF SUMMER

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As the end of the summer approaches, so does wasp season, when these hated insects start to bother us at our picnics and beer gardens. THE SAUSAGES ARE SIZZLING, THE BURGERS BROWNED, AND THE BEER IS COLD. You’re all set for the perfect end-of-summer BBQ. Alfresco dining, drinks in a…

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Polistes Nimpha: ‘First’ sighting of wasp species in Warwickshire

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Polistes Nimpha: ‘First’ sighting of wasp species in Warwickshire. The first sighting of a species of wasp usually found in Southern Europe is believed to have been made on mainland Britain. Sabina George, 79, spotted the Polistes Nimpha paper wasp at Compton Verney Art Gallery, in Warwickshire, and said she…

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Millions of German wasps invade homes across Britain after feasting on windfall apples

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Millions of German nightmare wasps invade homes across Britain after feasting on windfall apples that make them drunk, angry and liable to attack. Millions of German nightmare wasps are invading homes across Britain after guzzling the juice of windfall apples making them drunk and liable to attack. The German Wasp…

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Wasps: If you can’t love them, at least admire them

Wasps: If you can’t love them, at least admire them. Wasps have very useful functions, one of which is to keep other insects in check. Every insect you can think of probably has some wasp that will attack it. If that wasn’t the case, we’d almost certainly be using more…

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Wasp Advice from Gulliver’s Land Milton Keynes

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Wasp Advice from Gulliver’s Land Milton Keynes. Some useful help and advice about wasps, from the people at Gulliver’s Land in Milton Keynes. How to keep the wasps away… Don’t wear perfume, aftershave, scented hair products. Wear scent-free sunscreen. Wasps don’t like mint! Mint plants dotted around the park. Wrap…

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Huge swarm of bees filmed outside office in central London

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A huge swarm of bees filmed outside an office in central London. This massive swarm of bees was filmed resting on a metal pole outside a London office block. Several nervous pedestrians were seen trying to stay clear of the insects which had made a temporary home for themselves in…

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Huge Wasps Nest found in Home

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Huge Wasps Nest found in Home. A Basingstoke pest control expert was called to a house in Basingstoke when plumbers refused to fix a boiler. Shane Jones, 50, who owns Ridtek pest control, attended the call where he found dozens of queens inside a gigantic nest. The nest was easily…

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