Bees are the species that can be found in larger amounts in forest areas and gardens. Usually, bees build their hives where there is a lack of food and water. They collect honey from the different flowers and store it in the hives and it is difficult for a common man to deal it with. Collecting honey from the hive requires regular practice and protection because the bites can cause several allergies. It leads to skin diseases and the bite will cause severe pain and even swelling on the spots.
Though these species are dangerous it is useful in the environmental growth and food relay. Bees are the major contributor to the pollination and cross-pollination of flowers and food products. Research shows that one colony of bees can pollinate 300 flowers a day which is responsible for 90% of cross-pollination. Though bees are important for environmental growth and food supplies, it is not to have them at your home. In this article, we will discuss how to deal with a swarm of bees.
Types of Bees
There are over 250 species of bees in this world, and the most commonly found bees in the UK are Bumblebee, Honeybee, and Mason Bee. Before you deal with the bees try to understand the types and behavior of the bees, this will help you to control them easily.
Compared to all the species, the bumblebee is the most hardworking and it is titled a “helpful workhorse”. They are the major contributor to the pollination of crops and flowers. They do not bite humans normally, it will only when threatened.
Honeybees are the bees that can be found normally in every garden. They do not bite humans till it is threatened and they are the owners of the phrase “busy as a bee”. These bees are the hard workers of collecting honey.
Mason bees build their nests in the holes and gaps, and they use the mud to build their nests. They will not collect honey, but they will be helpful in pollinating crops and fruits.
How to Get Rid of Bees Naturally?
• Vinegar is an excellent repellent of bees as they do not like this smell. Make a spray using vinegar and water and spray around eh hive.
• Make use of the mothball which smells is hated by bees, and they will change the location because of smell.
• Plant bee-repellent plants like eucalyptus, mint, cloves which can avoid the presence of bees in your garden.
• Fresh cucumber can eliminate the bees, you should cut them into slices and place them in the aluminum plates. The cucumber and aluminum produce a chemical smell that is hated by bees.
Above are some of the natural home methods to deal with the swarm of bees. Though bee bites are harmful, you should hire a professional if you are not aware of the proper methods. It needs proper protection, so professionals can remove the beehive without harming them and humans.